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Patty Larkin

Patty Larkin (b. June 19, 1951, Iowa) is a Boston-based singer-songwriter. She trained at the Berklee College of Music before pursuing a solo career in folk music. Her songwriting has been praised for its wit, and her technical guitar playing has also received praise (which she made light fun of in her feminist song, Not Bad for a Broad). In 1990, she joined Christine Lavin, Megan McDonough, and Sally Fingerett to form the Four Bitchin' Babes, with whom she toured and recorded one album.

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Pat Benatar

Pat Benatar is a four-time Grammy winner with six platinum and four gold albums to her credit as well as such hit singles as "I Need a Lover", "Heartbreaker", "Fire and Ice", "Treat Me Right", "Hit Me With Your Best Shot", "Hell Is For Children", "Shadows of the Night", and "Love Is a Battlefield". Benatar is acknowledged as one of the leading female rock vocalists in the industry. She was born in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, New York, USA, on January 10th 1953, as Patricia Andrzejewski and graduated Lindenhurst High on Long Island in 1971.

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Karina Berry

Born In London, England in the late eighties, acoustic Singer Songwriter Karina Berry delivers beautifully crafted melodic songs that draw in the listener.
Early influences from Morrissey and Drugstore helped develop her unique style and passion for songwriting.
After recording a 3 track EP in 2005, Karina recorded songs for the 2006 album 'Lazy Ways' alongside tracks 'The Sea' and Atlantic Highway' .

Read more about Karina Berry on Last.fm.

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Myshkin's Ruby Warblers

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Myshkin has been touring non stop for over a decade, became an underground legend in her old home town of New Orleans, has released seven records, and been honored with awards and much critical praise. She has played clubs and festivals from London to Melbourne, and collects more fans worldwide with each gem of a record. A rare intelligence and dark humor inform her song writing, her voice is one in a million and she picks a mean guitar. Myshkin's Ruby Warblers are based in Portland, Oregon and include Sailor Banks on bass and Jesse Brooke on drums.

Read more about Myshkin's Ruby Warblers on Last.fm.

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Beth Nielsen Chapman

Beth Nielsen Chapman (born on 11 September 1958 in Harlingen, Texas) is an American singer-songwriter. Chapman has had several popular songs on the Adult-Contemporary charts in the 1990's, such as "I Keep Coming Back to You", "Walk My Way", "The Moment You Were Mine" and "All I Have". In 1993, she sang a popular duet with Paul Carrack, "In the Time It Takes". Co-songwriter of Faith Hill's hit song, "This Kiss"...

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Tiffany Anders

Tiffany Anders started her recording career at the tender age of five singing and snickering on art rock band Monitor's record, which also included the Meat Puppets first release. It would be a little while before she would record again, doing background vocals for artists such as Dinosaur Jr., Mike Watt, and Mike Johnson. She first started playing guitar at 14, but it would be several years before she would put a band together to play the songs that she had been working on, finally settling on the name Hot White Noon.

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Laura Jean

Melbourne-based Laura Jean has been gracing Australian stages for many years. Invitations to share them have come from overseas artists such as Mark Kozelek (ex-Red House Painters) Richard Buckner, M. Ward, Faun Fables, Tuck and Patti, and Australian acts like Augie March, Ben Lee, Claire Bowditch, Machine Translations, Gaslight Radio, and Sarah Blasko. Her first E.P, 'The Hunter's Ode' (2003) was embraced by community radio and street press across the country, as well as Triple J. The title track is apparently still sometimes heard late at night.

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Shawn Colvin

Shawn Colvin (born January 10, 1956 in Vermillion, South Dakota) is an American musician. Best known for her hit single "Sunny Came Home" from the album "A Few Small Repairs". Colvin's formative years were spent in the town of Carbondale, Illinois, where she attended Southern Illinois University Carbondale. She learned to play guitar at the age of 10. Her first public concert was at age 15 at the University of Illinois campus. Colvin cites Joni Mitchell as a primary influence on her music, and her initial performances closely mirrored Mitchell's inflections and guitar tunings.

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