social icons WMMM twitterfacebook RSS facebook twitter RSS Center

Gabby Parsons

What does Gabby have to say?





The Ladies of the Future

From the girl groups of the 50's and 60's to artists like  Adele, females have always been a major part of the contemporary music scene. So who is bubbling under, ready for their BIG breakout? Perhaps one of these artists.

Meiko was raised by her father in Georgia and got her start singing " White Christmas" at an all black Baptist Church.After the usual playing in laundromats into the dryer ( for the acoustics) she released an album in 2007. Remember the song " Boys with Girlfriends"? Now she is getting ready to release her second album "The Bright Side" later this year.

 
 

 Who is that voice on Gotye's "Somebody that I Used to Know"? it's Kimbra, New Zealand singer/songwriter. She started writing songs at ten years of age, and got her first guitar at 12. Kimbra won New Zealand's Critics Choice Award in 2011. I think she has a BIG future!

 

 How exciting is it for a young performer to have someone of the caliber of Sheryl Crow wanting to write songs with you? That's  the reality for Nashville based artist Katie Herzig.
Her first solo album came out in 2004 and her songs have been heard on lots of TV shows, like One Tree Hill and Grey's Anatomy. A Grammy winner for songwriting, Katie has tremendous promise for a lasting career.

 

There are a lot of female singers, but only a few  real sister acts. Meet The Pierces, sisters from Birmingham Alabama. They grew up in the 80's, listening to Joni Mitchell and Simon and Garfunkle. Their beautiful harmonies  show that they have learned their lesssons well. Pick up one of their 4 albums and you will not be disappointed.

 



Tags :  
Topics : Entertainment_Culture
Social :
Locations : GeorgiaNashville
People : Joni MitchellKatie HerzigKimbraSheryl Crow


Share This: | More


 
04/10/2012 10:53AM
The Ladies of the Future
Please Enter Your Comments Below
Title :
Comment :
Listen Live (WMMM)
Playlist (WMMM)
2 Minute Promise
Submit
World's Worst iPod: Kajagoogoo "Too Shy"
Gotta love the '80s! Depending on who you're talking to, Kajagoogoo's "Too Shy" is either a song that defines the decade, in a good way, or it's a song that gives all other '80s songs a bad name. It made it to #5 on the charts in...
Read More
Discover & Download: Bad Suns
This Week's Discover & Download is: Bad Suns - 'Salt'
5 Things You Probably Didn't Know about Birthday Boy Neil Young
Happy 69th birthday to my favorite self-proclaimed "rich hippie," Neil Young. I remember when I was a kid, I hated Neil's voice. I didn't even particularly care for his songs CSNY albums, but the guy grew on me, and he's now one of my...
Read More
World's Worst iPod: Mac and Katie Kissoon "Chirpy Chirpy Cheep"
There was a lot of love this morning for a song that made it up to #20 in 1971 for the brother sister team of Mac and Katie Kissoon. The pair hailed from Trinidad and this was their only Top 40 hit.
Freebies for Veterans
Today's the day to thank a vet! Many restaurants are doing their part to say "thank you" by offering free food items. Since restrictions vary depending on where you go, you may want to call first to make sure you understand what you need to do to...
Read More
Discover & Download: Guster
This week's Discover & Download is: 'Simple Machine' by Guster.
World's Worst iPod: Robbie Nevil "C'est La Vie"
"That's just the way things go," croons Robbie Nevil in the soong "C'est La Vie." Despite the fact that the theme seemed to fit the way a lot of people feel today, there just wasn't enough to support playing it in its entirety. Released...
Read More
Discover & Download: Marc Broussard
This week's free download for Discover & Download is: "Hurricane Heart" by Marc Broussard
 
Recent Blog Posts
World's Worst iPod: Kajagoogoo "Too Shy"
Gotta love the '80s! Depending on who you're talking to, Kajagoogoo's "Too Shy" is either a song that defines the decade, in a good way, or it's a song that gives all other '80s songs a bad name. It made it to #5 on the charts in...
Read More
Discover & Download: Bad Suns
This Week's Discover & Download is: Bad Suns - 'Salt'
5 Things You Probably Didn't Know about Birthday Boy Neil Young
Happy 69th birthday to my favorite self-proclaimed "rich hippie," Neil Young. I remember when I was a kid, I hated Neil's voice. I didn't even particularly care for his songs CSNY albums, but the guy grew on me, and he's now one of my...
Read More
World's Worst iPod: Mac and Katie Kissoon "Chirpy Chirpy Cheep"
There was a lot of love this morning for a song that made it up to #20 in 1971 for the brother sister team of Mac and Katie Kissoon. The pair hailed from Trinidad and this was their only Top 40 hit.
Freebies for Veterans
Today's the day to thank a vet! Many restaurants are doing their part to say "thank you" by offering free food items. Since restrictions vary depending on where you go, you may want to call first to make sure you understand what you need to do to...
Read More
Discover & Download: Guster
This week's Discover & Download is: 'Simple Machine' by Guster.
World's Worst iPod: Robbie Nevil "C'est La Vie"
"That's just the way things go," croons Robbie Nevil in the soong "C'est La Vie." Despite the fact that the theme seemed to fit the way a lot of people feel today, there just wasn't enough to support playing it in its entirety. Released...
Read More
Discover & Download: Marc Broussard
This week's free download for Discover & Download is: "Hurricane Heart" by Marc Broussard
Categories
Archives