Women of Punk and Post Punk Music
The DIY aspect of punk rock made it easier for a woman such as Siouxsie Sioux, Deborah Harry, Marianne Faithfull and Kim Deal to find a place in music. "That was the beuty of the punk thing," Chrissie Hynde later said. "[Sexual] discrimination didn't exist in that scene."
Featured Women of Punk Rock Music
Animal Rights Activist, Songwriter, Guitarist, Singer / 1951 -Chrissie Hynde came to fame as the frontwoman for the Pretenders. Hits "Brass in Pocket" and "My City Was Gone" became rock anthems in the 1970s and 80s.
Songwriter, Singer, Journalist, Poet / 1946 -
Patti Smith is a highly influential figure in the New York City punk rock scene, starting with her 1975 album Horses. Her biggest hit is the single "Because the Night."