Women in Music By The Numbers

image from www.fredonia.edu NPR Music asked women musicians to tell them a little about themselves.  700 responded with 63% saying they played music full time. They shared a variety of insights including regular dismissal by male sound engineers, as well as, who there role models are. Favorties: 33 cited Joni Mitchell,  20 Janis Joplin, 15 Madonna, 14 Patti Smith, 11 Lady Gaga  and 2 Miley Cyrus. Interstingly, some geopgrahic regions seem to spawn and attract more women musician than others:

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