Today we have some amazing women to celebrate, in no particular order.
First up, Wendy O. Williams, of Plasmatics fame! Wendy O. died in 1998. She was a total inspiration to me as a teenager. I saw her band many times and got to meet her too. She was super nice.
Here’s a Plasmatics tune and their outrageous stage show:
Today is also the birthday of Gladys Knight.
Here is my favorite song by her:
It’s also Kylie Minogue’s birthday. I love this piece she did with Nick Cave:
It’s also my Mom’s birthday. She really loves this song by the late Mick Karn:
Now how’s that for some eclectic musical enjoyment?