The best and most popular punk rockers in history - part one
Women in music have always been something like "white crows": even in the '80s, the industry was still considered to be "man's territory."where women have no place. For example Salvador Dali was convinced that only men could make art, simply because they were physiologically different from women. And that actually applied to all genres. Especially rock. If girls started to play rock'n'roll, they were usually ridiculed, booed at concerts, and the media spread dirty gossip... But a lot has changed since the advent of rock'n'roll. punk rock.
In fact, women had much more influence on the development of this trend than it may seem at first glance. They were lead singers, instrumentalists, songwriters and fashion designers who gave punk stars colourful looks. They also joined girl bands, some of which are well remembered to this day. According to the beauties of that era, punk gave them ability to create and, finally, stand on equal footing with men. Surprisingly, colleagues in the industry such as Sex PistolsThey did not ridicule punk rockers, but in some ways even admired them. As someone once said John Lydon:
"In the Pistols era, women played with men, pitting us against each other as equals. It wasn't militant, it was compatible!"
Yes: many women have rocked the stage more than some men! And here's a list of the most famous and influential of them. These are the coolest punk rockers in history according to Fuzz Music magazine.
Is it possible to attribute Debbie Harry to punk rockers? Easily, given that the band Blondie was both new wave and punk rock, genres that were often confused at the time. Today, this blonde is one of the most legendary women in the history of the industry: her image, her songs, her style - all of this has long since achieved cult status.
Debbie had a tremendous influence on many women who stepped confidently into the rock arena and managed to make a name for themselves. Her legacy is highly valued to this day. She was a muse Andy Warholand many male rockers of the era were genuinely enamoured of this diva....
The most colourful and epathetic representative of our list, Nina Hagen is one of the most popular and definitely cool women in the history of punk rock. Some people call her "the mother of German punk."which is fully deserved.
In addition to being one of the most influential German female artists in rock, Nina also has a in an amazing voice - with a four-octave range! This allows her to confidently perform the most difficult songs, which many other singers simply cannot do. Hagen's striking vocal data, as well as her natural charisma and personality, have made her a favourite of millions of people....
У Patti Smith a lot of titles, for example, "The Godmother of Punk Rock."her most high-profile title in the industry. It came about for a reason, and not because Smith just "appealed to listeners". In the mid-'70s, she introduced the world "Horses." - his debut record, which had a colossal influence on the development of the genre. You could say that with this album the great history of punk began....
She began her artistic journey by performing in the CBGB - a New York club that was a favourite venue for the new wave. Gradually, she earned a high-profile name, which today is included in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Wendy Orlin Williams
Wendy Orlin Williamswas probably the most messy and in every sense of the word. "wild" a woman in punk rock. Wendy was famous for always going on stage with almost nothing on. She adored to make the audience feel good, and she did it not only with the help of spectacular outfits (or rather - the lack of them): the singer also destroyed TVs and bikes right during the performance, scattering across the stage with a sawless...
Like many rock stars, the vocalist. Plasmatics had an addiction to substances. She was a rebel, but at a more mature age she "calmed down" and adopted a traditionally quiet lifestyle: her favourite man, home, sports. Alas, but this rhythm of life turned out to be too boring for her. According to those close to her, Wendy did not want to live like that - after years of rebellion, it was like a punishment for her. "Eternal Groundhog Day.". At some point she made a fateful decision for herself. She is no longer with us, but the word of mouth about her spreads actively among modern music lovers to this day.
Vocalist Siouxsie and the Banshees., Susie Sue has earned not just fame and money, but a big name. She has been called one of Britain's most influential rock singers, and in many ways she is. Her journey began in the depths of the punk underground, but as a result Susie's influence has spread to genres such as new wave, postpunk and gothic rock.
Image Susie Sue has become legendarily recognisable, and many modern rock singers have drawn inspiration from the work of this magnificent diva...