Groovy Female Music Artists From The ‘60s And ‘70s

By | December 30, 2018

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Sylvie Vartan in concert. Bulgarian-born French singer Sylvie Vartan singing during a concert. Milan, 1973. (Photo by Mondadori Portfolio by Getty Images)

A lot of groovy things happened in the ‘60s and ‘70s; not the least of which was an awesome shift in the music scene! Sylvie Vartan (pictured above) was just one of the many female artists that made her mark on music history. Vartan was not American but was one of many talented women who made a name for themselves in the music world. The groovy music phenomenon wasn’t exclusive to the U.S. or any other country but was iconic just the same.

During the groovy era, the United States produced a lot of very notable music artists.  The '60s and ‘70s was an epic decade for female rock n’ roll stars!

The counterculture demographic was known for their fondness of classic rock n’ roll as well as other music genres. Not surprisingly, many popular music artists/groups were primarily men. The woman’s place in any given group was historically a backup role. This concept being the norm, it was somewhat shocking when many notable females, American music artists stole the scene in the groovy era.

Following are some iconic female music artists who are considered “the real deal” and played a huge role in shaping the development and success of music history.

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Grace Slick. Source: (

Grace Slick was not just a notable female music icon but also led a lifestyle on the edge!

The epic female music artist, Grace Slick, was known for her unforgettable voice and wild lifestyle. Slick was a female wild child and psychedelic rock star with Jefferson Airplane, Jefferson Starship, and Starship. The songs White Rabbit and Somebody to Love were two of her best-known works of musical art.