Ladies of Jazz: Ella Fitzgerald (April 1917 - June Billie Holiday (April 1915 - June Thelma Carpenter (January 1922 - May Lena Horne (June 1917 - May Sarah Vaughan (March 1924 - April Pearl Bailey (March 1918 - August
The great singer and pianist Hazel Scott with her then husband, New York congressman and minister Adam Clayton Powell Jr. (right) at the opening night of the club Bop City in New York City in April Photo: Martha Holmes/Time Life Pictures.
Patsy Cline aged 30 In country music artists and industry members voted her Number One on CMT's The 40 Greatest Women of Country Music and ranked in the Greatest Singers of All Time" issue of Rolling Stone magazine.
"Lauryn Hill - the only female rapper/singer I actually enjoy listening to. No longer in the game, her style left a mark that no one can erase. I'm still jamming to her Miseducation of Lauryn Hill album and her live album from MTV Unplugged." - i agree!