More than three decades ago, Libana blazed the trail of exploring traditional and contemporary women’s music cross-culturally. In the pre-internet late 1970s, Libana introduced listeners in the U.S. to the amazingly diverse music of world cultures before the term “world music” even existed
Today, Liemandt is part of The Mrs., an all-female rock band from Austin, Texas, that shares a lot more than melodies—they share a message.
Whether you call it fate or sheer luck, ukulele players Noel Tardy and Kate McLennan, first met over the Internet. Exchanging e-mails back and forth…
Growing up, Joy Collins never wanted to do anything but sing. Her father, who was in the military, was a gospel singer. He taught Collins and her sisters to sing harmony. “I would make my sisters be Louise and Irlene, and I was Barbara [Mandrell], and we would have little talent shows in front of my parents and their friends,” says Collins.