Girls and Guitars 10-22-13


Top 10 Female Rock Bands


Oct. 22nd, 2000…Heart, Melissa Etheridge, Sheryl Crow, Cyndi Lauper, Amy Grant & Wynnona Did A Breast Cancer Fundraiser On The Lifetime Network Called Women Rock! Girls & Guitars

---Go Go’s- First All Female Band In Rock History To Have A #1 Album…Beauty And The Beat Spent 6 Weeks At The Top Of The Chart…BTW:  Belinda Carlisle Started As A Drummer In A Band Called The Germs…She Used The Name Dottie Danger

---Sheryl Crow- Multi-Instrumentalist Who Has Also Played With The Allman Brothers And Eric Clapton…Also A One-Time Backing Singer For Belinda Carlisle…Treated For Breast Cancer In 2006

---Joan Jett- Philly Born Joan Marie Larkin…70’s The Runaways Which Featured Lita Ford…Broke Up In ’79 Then Formed The Blackhearts

---Jewel- Kilcher…1993 She Was Singing At A Coffee House, Flea Was In The Audience And Went Backstage To Say Her Voice Was Breathtaking…He Called Atlantic Records Who Eventually Signed Her…2001 Released The Million Selling Lp This Way Featuring Single Standing Still

---Heart…Inducted Into The R&R Hof In 2013…Had Top 10 Lp’s From The 70’s Thru 2010 Which Gives Them The Record For The Longest Span Of Top 10’s For A Female Fronted Band

---Pretenders- Chrissy Hynde Inducted Into The R&R Hof In 2005

--- Bangles- Released Their 1st Lp In ’84…Attracted The Attention Of Prince Who Wrote Manic Monday, Using The Name Christopher, For Them…It Reached #2 Kept Outta The Top Spot Only By Another Prince Tune…His Own Kiss

---Melissa Etheridge…Diagnosed With Breast Cancer In 2004 And Underwent Successful Chemotheraphy…Had 2 Children With Julie Cipher With David Crosby As The Sperm Donor

--- Christina Amphlett  (Vocs/The Divinyls-I Touch Myself In ‘91)…Born 10/25, 1960…Died From Breast Cancer & MS On Apr. 21st, 2013



1. Our Lips Are Sealed

2. First Cut Is the Deepest
Sheryl Crow

3. I Love Rock n' Roll
Joan Jett and the Blackhearts

4. Standing Still

5. Magic Man

6. Don't Get Me Wrong

7. Walk Like an Egyptian

8. Come to My Window
Melissa Etheridge

9. I Touch Myself












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