Country Music on Independent Labels, 1997: Women Artists

Compiled by Cheryl Cline and Lianne McNeil

This list includes female artists, male/female duos, and mixed-gender bands play ing various styles of classic country, alternative country (Non-Top 40 country), or insurgent country, rockabilly, bluegrass, old-time, Cajun, and s undry mixtures of any and all of the above.

Please send additions to the list, and suggestions for links to: Country Grrl.

Tina Adair. Just You Wait and See. Sugar Hill SH-3868.
Sugar Hill press release | Twangin'! review

Marcia Ball. Let Me Play With Your Poodle. Rounder 3151.
Sound Clips on Marcia Ball's Web page | Rounder Records pr ess release

Libbi Bosworth. Outskirts of You. Freedom 1010.
Press release on Libbi Bosworth's Web page

Dale Ann Bradley. East Kentucky Morning. Pinecastle PRC-1064.
Country Standard T ime review.

Grace Braun. It Won t Hurt. Slow River 26.
Sound clips on Grace Braun's Web page

Burns Sisters. In This World. Philo / Rounder 1198.
Reviews, liner notes and sound clips on The Burns Sisters' page

Cadillac Cowgirl. High on the Hog. Sounds Unreel 4475.
Sound clips on Cadillac Cowgirl's page.

Kathryn Caine. Whiteville. Self-Issued.
Sound clips on Kathryn Caine's Web pa ge

Neko Case & Her Boyfriends. Virginian. Mint 27.
Mint Records press re lease.

Cindy Church. Cindy Church. Stony Plain 1235.
List of Reviews on The Internet Cowboy page.

Ana Egge. River Under the Road. Lazy S.O.B. 002.
Lazy S.O.B. press release

Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer. Voice on the Wind. Rounder 0408.
Rounder Records press release and liner notes.

Rosie Flores and Ray Campi. A Little Bit of Heartache. Waterme lon.
Sound clips on Ro sie's Web page.

Edith Frost
Soundclips on Edith Frost's Web page. | Interview and review at Earshot.

Gladys. Lucky. Coolidge Records.

Kathie & Kellie Hinton. Pickin With the Boys. Turquoise 5092.

Sylvia Hutton. Anthology. Renaissance RMED00210.
Information at Renaissance Records.

Sylvia Hutton. The Real Story . Red Pony Records 212.
Sound Clips on the Sylvia Hutton page at NOMA.

Alison Krauss & Union Station. So Long So Wrong. Rounder 0365 .
Review by George Graham , broadcast on radio station WVIA-FM.

Dee Lannon. Town Casino. Blue Puffer.
Sound Clips on Dee' s Web page.

Lil' Mo & the Monicats. Lil' Mo & the Monicats
Sound clips on a Lil' Mo fan page

Little Sue. Chimneys and Fishes Cravedog Records CDR 024.

Claire Lynch. Silver and Gold. Rounder 0415.
Rounder Records press release, liner notes, and sound clips.

Natalie Macmaster. Fit As A Fiddle. Rounder 7022.
Rounder Records press release and liner notes

Janet Martin. Cloud Cover. Planetary.
Planetary press release.

Julie Miller. Blue Pony. Hightone 8079.
Hightone Records bio< /A>. | Reviews at T rue Tunes; Pulse!

Jenny Morris. Girl On The Run. Del-Fi 6001.
Sound clips on the Del-F i Jenny Morris page.

Trish Murphy. Crooked Mile. Raven
Sound clips on Trish Murphy's Web page.

Maura O' Connell. Wandering Home. Hannibal 1410.
Review in USA Today.

Toni Price. Sol Power. Antones/Discovery 74711.
Press release and sound clip at Press Network.

Kimmie Rhodes. Jackalopes, Moons & Angels. Last Call (Europe Only) / Jackalope (Rest of the World) 3024442.
Press release, li nks to reviews, liner notes, and song lyrics at the Kimmie Rhodes Web page.

Sandy Rogers. Green Moon. Rattle Records.
Press release, links to reviews and soundclips at Rattle Records.

Ruthie and the Tune Wranglers. Wrangler City. Lasso Records 02282.

Valerie Smith. Patchwork Heart. Bell Buckle Records BELL-002
Press releas e and other information at Grass Roots Pickers.

Jody Stecher and Kate Brislin. Heart Songs: Old Time Country Song s of Utah Phillips. Rounder 0424.
Rounder Records press release and liner notes.

Melissa Swift-Sawyer. Sings Patsy Cline. Red Gecko MS9693.
Review of the cabaret show Always... Patsy Cline

Barry and Holly Tashian. Harmony. Rounder 0412.
Rounder Records press Release, liner notes.

Sally Timms. Cowboy Sally. Bloodshot 016.
Catalog entry at Bloodshot Records | Reviews at Raw and New Jersey Online.

Trailer Bride. Trailer Bride. Yep Roc 1002.
Info, sound clip a t the Chapel Hill Musicpage.

Joy Lynn White. The Lucky Few. Little Dog (/Polygram) 534642 .

Merrily Wright. Sage of the Sage. Merrily Wright.

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