Women Blues Musicians

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Throughout history, there have been many women who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great female such as Sheryl Crow, Amy Winehouse, Eva Cassidy, Nina Simone, Christine McVie.The women featured in this list are from United States, United Kingdom, Canada & Australia and many more countries.
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Wynonna Judd
(One of the Best-Selling Country Artists of All Time)
Wynonna Judd
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Birthdate: May 30, 1964
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ashland, Kentucky, United States

Wynonna Judd is an American country music singer. One of the most decorated female country singers of her generation, Judd was honored with a star on the Music City Walk of Fame for her contribution to music. Also a philanthropist, Judd joined hands with Habitat for Humanity and helped raise more than $90 million to aid victims of natural disasters.

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Bonnie Raitt
(Blues Singer and Guitarist )
Bonnie Raitt
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Birthdate: November 8, 1949
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Burbank, California, United States

Bonnie Raitt is a singer-songwriter, guitarist, and activist. Despite little commercial success at the beginning of her career, Raitt remained persistent until she had her first major hit in 1989. She has been named in Rolling Stone magazine's 100 Greatest Singers of All Time and 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time lists. She also supports organizations like Little Kids Rock.

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Bessie Smith
(One of the Greatest Female Blues Singers of the 1930s)
Bessie Smith
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Birthdate: April 15, 1894
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States
Died: September 26, 1937

Bessie Smith was an American singer who gained popularity during the Jazz Age. Dubbed the Empress of the Blues, Smith was one of the most famous blues singers of the 1920s and 1930s. Counted among the greatest singers of her generation, Bessie Smith was a major influence on several other singers. Her life and work inspired the TV film Bessie.

 4 
Eva Cassidy
(Singer, Guitarist)
Eva Cassidy
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Birthdate: February 2, 1963
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Oxon Hill, Maryland, United States
Died: November 2, 1996
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Ma Rainey
(Street artist, Musician)
Ma Rainey
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Birthdate: April 26, 1886
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Columbus, Georgia, United States
Died: December 22, 1939
 6 
Courtney Hadwin
(Singer-Songwriter Known for Her Appearances in ‘The Voice Kids UK 2017 ‘ and ‘America's Got Talent’)
Courtney Hadwin
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Birthdate: July 6, 2004
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sunderland, England

Courtney Hadwin is an English singer-songwriter who achieved popularity by participating in the first series of ITV's The Voice Kids and the 13th season of NBC's America's Got Talent, where she was a finalist. She is one of the youngest artists to sign a record deal with Arista Records and Syco Entertainment.

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Snoh Aalegra
(Singer)
Snoh Aalegra
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Birthdate: September 13, 1987
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Uppsala, Sweden

Born Shahrzad Fooladi, to Iranian parents in Sweden, Snoh Aalegra had started writing songs by age 9 and signed with Sony at age 13. She changed her name after moving to the US and soared to fame with her chartbusting tracks such as I Want You Around and Find Someone Like You.

 8 
Alison Moyet
(Singer, Singer-songwriter)
Alison Moyet
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Birthdate: June 18, 1961
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Billericay
 9 
Beth Hart
(Singer-songwriter, Musician, Singer, Composer)
Beth Hart
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Birthdate: January 24, 1972
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles
 10 
Susan Tedeschi
(Singer, Guitarist)
Susan Tedeschi
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Birthdate: November 9, 1970
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
 11 
Mia Zapata
(Singer, Musician, Guitarist, Pianist)
Mia Zapata
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Birthdate: August 25, 1965
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: July 7, 1993
 12 
Lucinda Williams
(Singer-songwriter, Singer, Guitarist)
Lucinda Williams
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Birthdate: January 26, 1953
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lake Charles, Louisiana, United States
 13 
Dinah Washington
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Birthdate: August 29, 1924
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States
Died: December 14, 1963
 14 
Joan Armatrading
(British singer-songwriter and Grammy and BRIT Award winner who has released popular singles like "Drop the Pilot.")
Joan Armatrading
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Birthdate: December 9, 1950
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis
 15 
Gabrielle
(Singer)
Gabrielle
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Birthdate: April 16, 1970
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: London, England
 16 
Joan Osborne
(Singer, Singer-songwriter, Composer, Record producer)
Joan Osborne
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Birthdate: July 8, 1962
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Anchorage
 17 
Audrey Williams
(Musician, Songwriter)
Audrey Williams
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Birthdate: February 28, 1923
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Pike County
Died: November 4, 1975
 18 
Melody Gardot
(Singer-songwriter, Jazz musician, Singer, Composer, Pianist)
Melody Gardot
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Birthdate: February 2, 1985
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New Jersey
 19 
Big Mama Thornton
(Musician, Singer)
Big Mama Thornton
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Birthdate: December 11, 1926
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ariton, Alabama, United States
Died: July 25, 1984
 20 
Elkie Brooks
(Singer)
Elkie Brooks
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Birthdate: February 25, 1945
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Salford
 21 
Zola Taylor
(Singer)
Zola Taylor
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Birthdate: March 17, 1938
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: April 30, 2007
 22 
Karise Eden
(Singer-songwriter who became the winner of the first series of The Voice Australia)
Karise Eden
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Birthdate: July 11, 1992
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Gosford, Australia
 23 
Dana Gillespie
(English Singer-Songwriter and Actress)
Dana Gillespie
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Birthdate: March 30, 1949
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Woking

Dana Gillespie is an English singer, songwriter, and actress. Gillespie, who started her career as a teen pop musician, went on to experiment with other genres like folk and rock. More recently, she has established herself as an exponent of the blues. As an actress, Dana Gillespie has played interesting roles in movies like The Lost Continent and Bad Timing.  

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Ana Popovic
(Serbian Singer and Guitarist)
Ana Popovic
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Birthdate: May 13, 1976
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Belgrade, Serbia

Ana Popovic is a Serbian singer and guitarist best known for co-founding a band named Hush in 1995. She is also credited with forming an eponymous band in 1999. Over the course of her career, Ana Popovic has received nominations at popular award ceremonies, such as the Blues Music Awards, French Blues Awards, British Blues Awards, and Blues Matters Awards.

 25 
Sandi Thom
(Singer, Songwriter)
Sandi Thom
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Birthdate: August 11, 1981
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Banff
 26 
Maggie Bell
(Singer)
Maggie Bell
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Birthdate: January 12, 1945
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Glasgow
 27 
Julia Stone
(Singer)
Julia Stone
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Birthdate: April 13, 1984
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Sydney
 28 
Shingai Shoniwa
(Singer, Guitarist, Songwriter)
Shingai Shoniwa
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Birthdate: September 1, 1981
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London
 29 
Ella Mae Morse
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Birthdate: September 12, 1924
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Mansfield, Texas, United States
Died: October 16, 1999
 30 
Susheela Raman
(Singer, Jazz musician whose debut album Salt Rain was nominated for the Mercury Prize in 2001)
Susheela Raman
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Birthdate: July 21, 1973
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hendon, London, England, United Kingdom
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Etta Baker
(Guitarist)
Etta Baker
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Birthdate: March 31, 1913
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Caldwell County, North Carolina, United States
Died: September 23, 2006
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Christine Collister
(Singer-songwriter)
Christine Collister
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Birthdate: December 28, 1961
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Douglas, Isle of Man