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10 Things I Learned About Poison Ivy (and The Cramps)

Posted by on Jan 25, 2016

It is no secret that I am a Cramps fanatic. In fact, when my band goes on tour I only wear Cramps t-shirts and I have a cat named Lux. There’s something about them that I just...

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Song of the Moment

“Tom’s Diner” by Suzanne Vega

Posted by on Feb 4, 2016

  “Tom’s Diner” by Suzanne Vega is crazy well known but have you heard both versions? The song was officially released in 1987 on her album Solitude...

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Artist Spotlight

An Interview with Laura Dolan of Electric Citizen

Posted by on Dec 17, 2015

Laura Dolan has been cool from the start. Maybe not an obvious cool that would have been appreciated by high schoolers wanting to go to the mall but a badass, legitimate cool that...

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Song Playlist

10 Great Pop Songs from 1995-2010

Posted by on Feb 2, 2016

While our main focus at Women in Rock is to highlight those musicians in the wild world of rock n’ roll, there are other musicians outside this genre who rock. These pop stars...

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“Tom’s Diner” by Suzanne Vega

“Tom’s Diner” by Suzanne Vega

Feb 4, 2016

  “Tom’s Diner” by Suzanne Vega is crazy well known but have you heard both versions? The song was officially released in 1987 on her album Solitude Standing and the original version is an extremely eerie A Capella song. Suzanne Vega’s “Tom’s Diner” is a poetic look at the daily happenings at a diner. It flows...

10 Great Pop Songs from 1995-2010

10 Great Pop Songs from 1995-2010

Feb 2, 2016

While our main focus at Women in Rock is to highlight those musicians in the wild world of rock n’ roll, there are other musicians outside this genre who rock. These pop stars have made empowering and badass songs that we can relate to and recognize as songs that rock. I worked with my sister, Kirtley, to create this playlist. She is a walking encyclopedia...

Hi! I’m Theresa.

Hi! I’m Theresa.

Jan 31, 2016

And I’m your newest contributor to Women in Rock. I was born during a fierce Cleveland blizzard, but I came out of my mother’s body silent as church, and staring. Found my way out like I was supposed to, easily, headfirst, right into the cold. No problem. I was just over six pounds, exactly the length of a Kleenex box. The doctor expected me to cry; I...

10 Things I Learned About Poison Ivy (and The Cramps)

10 Things I Learned About Poison Ivy (and The Cramps)

Jan 25, 2016

It is no secret that I am a Cramps fanatic. In fact, when my band goes on tour I only wear Cramps t-shirts and I have a cat named Lux. There’s something about them that I just love. Manic and sultry, The Cramps exude rock n’ roll like no other. I read Journey to the Centre of the Cramps by Dick Porter and would like to share 10 interesting things I...

5 Great Duets Featuring Kate Pierson

5 Great Duets Featuring Kate Pierson

Jan 24, 2016

    Kate Pierson of the B-52’s is pretty much always singing duets. In fact, the B-52’s are iconic for their male/female vocal team, Fred Schneider, Kate Pierson and Cindy Wilson. Kate’s sexy and strong voice reaches farther than just one band. Here are five great duets she has been a part of!     “Chop Suey”...