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Janis Ian

Folk musician Janis Ian won a Grammy in 1975 for her song “At Seventeen,” then won a second in 2013 for Society’s Child, her spoken word autobiography.

Rosa Eskenazi

Noted singer Roza Eskenazi enjoyed a second flowering of her career when Greek youth began a revival of traditional music in the 1970s.

Lisa Loeb

The first singer to have a Number One single in the US without a recording contract, Lisa Loeb has since proven that she is no one-hit wonder with a dozen albums to her credit.

Goapele

Determined to have fuller control over her burgeoning music career, R&B singer Goapele Mohlabane formed her own independent music label, Skyblaze Recordings, in 2001.

Lisa Loeb, June 2, 2011

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Lisa Loeb in Chicago, June 2, 2011.
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Lisa Loeb in Chicago, June 2, 2011.

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Goapele, 2015

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Goapele in Beverly Hills, California on June 25, 2015.
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Goapele in Beverly Hills, California on June 25, 2015.

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The Music In Us All

I grew up singing. My family sang songs every holiday, and we even listened to fun Jewish family songs in the car. My favorite part of Hebrew School every week was when we got to sing, and I looked forward to coming home and serenading my parents with the latest song that I had learned. 

Helen Reddy, 1975

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Helen Reddy in 1975.
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Helen Reddy in 1975.

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Helen Reddy

Singer Helen Reddy’s feminist anthem “I Am Woman,” the only song she wrote herself, earned her a Grammy and international stardom.

Alicia Jo Rabins

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Musician Alicia Jo Rabins.

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Musician Alicia Jo Rabins.

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