Janis JoplinJanis Joplin
19 January 1943, American
Singer
Diana RossDiana Ross
26 March 1944, American
American singer

Linda RonstadtLinda Ronstadt
15 July 1946, American
Singer, Songwriter, Musician

Nina SimoneNina Simone
21 February 1933, American
Singer-songwriter, Composer

Aretha FranklinAretha Franklin
25 March 1942, American
Singer

Eartha KittEartha Kitt
17 January 1927, American
Singer
Ella FitzgeraldElla Fitzgerald
25 April 1917, American
Singer

Lena HorneLena Horne
30 June 1917, American
Singer

Bessie SmithBessie Smith
15 April 1894, American
Singer
Gwen VerdonGwen Verdon
13 January 1925, American
Actress

Roberta FlackRoberta Flack
10 February 1937, American
Singer, Pianist
Della ReeseDella Reese
06 July 1931, American
Singer, Actress

Polly BergenPolly Bergen
14 July 1930, American
Actress

Leslie UggamsLeslie Uggams
25 May 1943, American
Actress

Jo StaffordJo Stafford
12 November 1917, American
Singer

Abbey LincolnAbbey Lincoln
06 August 1930, American
Singer, Songwriter, Actress, Civil Rights Activist
Cybill Lynne ShepherdCybill Lynne Shepherd
18 February 1950, American
Actress

Linda PurlLinda Purl
02 September 1955, American
Actress

Macy GrayMacy Gray
06 September 1967, American
Singer-songwriter

Peggy LeePeggy Lee
26 May 1920, American
Singer
Sister Rosetta TharpeSister Rosetta Tharpe
20 March 1915, American
Singer

Rickie Lee JonesRickie Lee Jones
08 November 1954, American
Singer
Laura NyroLaura Nyro
18 October 1947, American
Songwriter

Deana MartinDeana Martin
19 August 1948, American
Singer

Dinah WashingtonDinah Washington
29 August 1924, American
Singer
Phyllis HymanPhyllis Hyman
06 July 1949, American
Singer

Sylvia SymsSylvia Syms
02 December 1917, American
Singer
Sarah VaughanSarah Vaughan
27 March 1924, American
Singer

Valarie PettifordValarie Pettiford
08 July 1960, American
Actress

Phoebe SnowPhoebe Snow
17 July 1950, American
Singer-songwriter
Kate SmithKate Smith
01 May 1907, American
Singer

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Meshell NdegeocelloMeshell Ndegeocello
29 August 1968, German, American
Singer-songwriter
June PointerJune Pointer
30 November 1953, American
Singer

Renee OlsteadRenee Olstead
18 June 1989, American
Actress

Sophie TuckerSophie Tucker
13 January 1884, Ukrainian, American, Russian
Actress

Blossom DearieBlossom Dearie
28 April 1924, American
Jazz musician
Ruth BrownRuth Brown
12 January 1928, American
Singer-songwriter
Hazel ScottHazel Scott
11 June 1920, Trinidadian, American
Jazz Pianist

Teresa BrewerTeresa Brewer
07 May 1931, American
Singer

Carmen McRaeCarmen McRae
08 April 1920, American
Pianist, Actor, Jazz musician, Singer

Stacey KentStacey Kent
27 March 1968, American
Jazz musician, Singer, Radio personality
Betty CarterBetty Carter
16 May 1929, American
Singer

Dolores GrayDolores Gray
07 June 1924, American
Actress

Mildred BaileyMildred Bailey
27 February 1907, American
Singer

Ella Mae MorseElla Mae Morse
12 September 1924, American
Singer

Thelma CarpenterThelma Carpenter
15 January 1922, American
Singer
CelesteCeleste
05 May 1994, British, American
Singer

Chris ConnorChris Connor
08 November 1927, American
Singer
Susannah McCorkleSusannah McCorkle
01 January 1946, American
Singer

Patricia BarberPatricia Barber
08 November 1955, American
Singer

Gloria LynneGloria Lynne
23 November 1929, American
Vocalist
Helen O'ConnellHelen O'Connell
23 May 1920, American
Singer