We lost another amazing female musician this week. Phoebe Snow, folk guitarist, vocalist, and prolific composer, died on 04/26/11 from complications stemming from a brain hemorrhage. With smooth, mellow hits, her greatest exposure came from her song “Poetry Man” in 1975.
Strum on Sister!
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Punk legend, riot grrrl original, and icon for rebel women everywhere, Poly Styrene (Marianne Joan Elliott-Said) died of cancer this Monday 04/25/11. She was the front-woman for the British punk rock band X-Ray Spex.
“Some people think little girls should be seen and not heard, But I think — Oh bondage, up yours!”
Stickin’ it to the power, standing up for girls, FOREVER.
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