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From Mamie Smith to Tina Turner: essential women who have marked the history of rock

July 13 is World Rock Day, a date marked on the calendar of all lovers of that great genre that marked the history of the last century and that is still alive today in many ways.

The choice of date is not capricious. On July 13, 1985, the famous mega charity concert took place Live Aidsin which bands as legendary as What in, The Who, U2, Led Zeppelin, Dire Straits either Black Sabbath and performers like Mick jagger, Tina Turner, Eric Clapton, Bob Dylan either Paul MCCARTNEY.

However, very few women made it into the prestigious list of artists. Madonna, Sad, Tina Turner, Joan Baez either Patti Labelle They had the honor of representing the female gender in a festival full of testosterone.

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