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Melissa Etheridge - 38% match to k.d. lang

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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29 May 1961, Leavenworth, Kansas, USA. Etheridge was still only a teenager when she began playing piano and guitar in various covers bands around Kansas. After this grounding she had a more formal training at the Berklee College Of Music before playing the club circuit around Boston, Massachusetts. However, it was after she relocated to Los Angeles and was spotted performing Read more

Indigo Girls - 37% match to k.d. lang

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This US duo comprises Amy Ray (12 April 1964, Decatur, Georgia, USA; vocals/guitar) and Emily Saliers (b. 22 July 1963, New Haven, Connecticut, USA; vocals/guitar), who had met aged 10 and 11 while at school in Decatur, Georgia, USA. Soon they started to perform together, initially as the B Band, then Saliers And Ray. Their first cassette, Tuesday’s Children, mainly con Read more

Jane Siberry - 33% match to k.d. lang

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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12 October 1955, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. This singer/composer stands outside the traditional boundaries of folk music, being compared to artists such as Laurie Anderson, Joni Mitchell and Suzanne Vega. Having graduated from the University of Guelph with a degree in Microbiology, Siberry began by performing on the local coffee house circuit in Canada. Her first, independent Read more

Bonnie Raitt - 31% match to k.d. lang

Genres: Blues Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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8 November 1949, Burbank, California, USA. Born into a musical family, her father, John Raitt, starred in Broadway productions of Oklahoma! and Carousel. Having learned guitar as a child, Raitt became infatuated with traditional blues, although her talent for performing did not fully flourish until she attended college in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Raitt initially opened for Read more

Shawn Colvin - 30% match to k.d. lang

Genres: Folk Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Shanna Colvin, 10 January 1956, Vermillion, South Dakota, USA. A singer-songwriter in the tradition of her teen idol Joni Mitchell, Colvin was of considerable age before she recorded her first songs. Backed by fellow guitarist and songwriting partner John Leventhal (later a collaborator with Marc Cohn), her debut pulled together arresting material with an understated approac Read more

Annie Lennox - 29% match to k.d. lang

Genres: Dance Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Ann Lennox, 25 December 1954, Aberdeen, Scotland. Following the amicable dissolution of the Eurythmics in 1991, the component parts of that band have gone on to widely varying degrees of success. Both of Lennox’s first two solo albums would reach number 1 in the UK charts, the second of which doing so while fellow David A. Stewart was underachieving with Greetings From Read more

Bette Midler - 26% match to k.d. lang

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock Soundtracks Vocals
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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1 December 1945, Aiea, Hawaii, USA. As a singer, comedienne and actress, Midler rose to fame with an outrageous, raunchy stage act, and became known as ‘The Divine Miss M’, ‘Trash With Flash’ and ‘Sleaze With Ease’. Her mother, a fan of the movies, named her after Bette Davis. Raised in Hawaii, as one of the few white students in her school, and Read more

Joan Armatrading - 25% match to k.d. lang

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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9 December 1950, Basseterre, Saint Kitts, West Indies. Armatrading was the first black female singer-songwriter based in Britain to compete on equal terms with white singers. While Madeleine Bell and P.P. Arnold predated Armatrading’s success, the latter has remained remarkably consistent for over 30 years.The Armatrading family moved to Birmingh Read more

Mary Chapin Carpenter - 25% match to k.d. lang

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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21 February 1958, Princeton, New Jersey, USA. Carpenter’s father was an executive for Life magazine, and she spent part of her early life living in Japan. She grew up with a love of contemporary pop hits, although her mother’s Woody Guthrie and Judy Collins records gave her some interest in country/folk music. She spent her time at home with her guitar, and her fat Read more

Lyle Lovett - 24% match to k.d. lang

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Lyle Pearce Lovett, 1 November 1957, Klein, Texas, USA. Singer-songwriter Lovett grew up 25 miles north of Houston in the rural Klein community (an area largely populated by farmers of German extraction), which was named after his grandfather, Adam Klein. During his teenage years, as Houston’s borders expanded, Lovett was exposed to more urban influences, and attended T Read more

Carly Simon - 22% match to k.d. lang

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Soundtracks Vocals
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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25 June 1945, New York City, New York, USA. Simon became one of the most popular singer-songwriters of the 70s. In the early 60s she played Greenwich Village clubs with her sister Lucy. As the Simon Sisters they had one minor hit with ‘Winkin’ Blinkin’ And Nod’ (Kapp Records 1964) and recorded two albums of soft folk and children’s’ material. Af Read more

Eddi Reader - 22% match to k.d. lang

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock World Music
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Sadenia Reader, 28 August 1959, Glasgow, Scotland. Formerly lead singer of Fairground Attraction, Reader has enjoyed an acclaimed solo career throughout the 90s and into the new millennium, always taking care to select complementary musicians and material, partly as a result of her previous chastening experience of the music industry.Having spent eigh Read more

Joan Osborne - 22% match to k.d. lang

Genres: Blues Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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8 July 1962, Anchorage, Kentucky, USA. Osborne began her singing career one evening at the Abilene blues bar in New York, USA. Prompted by several drinks, she took the stage at 3 am as a dare and sang Billie Holiday’s ‘God Bless The Child’. The resident pianist at the club encouraged her to attend the bar’s regular open-microphone nights. Although a reluc Read more

Sarah McLachlan - 22% match to k.d. lang

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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28 January 1968, Bedford, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Singer-songwriter Sarah McLachlan has featured on the Canadian folk scene since she was a 20-year-old, and through a series of well-received albums and tours has blossomed into a well-rounded folk rock artist and a confident live performer. Her third album, 1993’s Fumbling Towards Ecstasy, was produced by Daniel La Read more

Shelby Lynne - 22% match to k.d. lang

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Shelby Lynn Moorer, 22 October 1968, Quantico, Virginia, USA. The exceptionally talented Lynne was raised in Jackson, Alabama, and her life reads like a soap opera: there were long arguments with her father who had her jailed on a trumped-up charge, and later, she saw her father shoot her mother dead and then commit suicide, leaving her to look after her younger sister, Alli Read more


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