Best Female Singers of the '60s

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61 Buffy Sainte Marie

Indian singer with incredible lyrics

Great singer song writer and activist

62 Michelle Phillips

Time magazine said she had the "purest soprano in popdom." Her voice combined with Cass Elliot made the Mamas & the Papas superstars. She also co-wrote "California Dreamin'."

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63 Joni James
64 Sandy Posey

Sandy Posey is a spectacular singer who sang The Nashville Sound. Sandy was also singing with Elvis, and was nominated for a Grammy- Best Female Pop Vocal Performance 1967. It's time people get over Born A Woman and Sandy becomes a household name!

If you hear her music, you'll agree that she's the best female vocalist of the 60s. Don't know why she isn't as popular as these superstars even when she has more great songs.

65 Kitty Kallen
66 Kay Starr

If she was not one of the Best, her singing career would never have lasted for so many generations.

'Wheel of Fortune' one of the best tracks ever

67 Doris Day Doris Day Doris Day, born Doris Mary Ann Kappelhoff (April 3, 1922 or 1924) is a retired American actress and singer, and continuing animal welfare activist.

I don't need to say any thing about Doris. It's all been said before.

Secret Love listen and enjoy

One of the Icons of her time.

Before my time, but I still love her

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68 Cher Cher Cher is an American singer and actress. Described as embodying female autonomy in a male-dominated industry, she is known for her distinctive contralto singing voice and for having worked in numerous areas of entertainment, as well as adopting a variety of styles and appearances during her five-decade-long ...read more.

What a thrilling dark powerful voice and do many great hits.

Always amazing...great actress too

A legend. One of the very few musicians to debut in the 60s & still be around.

top 10

69 Billie Davis

60's British songbird, should have been much bigger than she was. Best version of Tell Him.

Great voice 'Tell Him & Angel Of The Morning' outstanding

70 P. Susheela
71 Cass Elliot

A great singer. One of the very best. She did wonders for the Mamas and Papas. And she died too soon...

How can Michcell Phillips be higher on the list than Cass? Enough said about your list

Mama Cass is at number 13 as well. I think someone should aggregate her scores.

72 Sally Oldfield

Such a clear sweet angelic voice... not in the list?

73 Timi Yuro

Very underrated and though she recorded some material with bad arrangements not suited to her voice, but the song Hurt and many others put her at the top of the soul charts. As far as power and emotion, she's at the top of the list.

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74 Nico Nico Christa Päffgen (16 October 1938 – 18 July 1988), better known by her stage name Nico, was a German singer-songwriter, lyricist, composer, musician, fashion model, and actress who became famous as a "Warhol superstar" in the 1960s. ...read more.
75 Joan Jett Joan Jett Joan Marie Larkin known professionally by her stage name Joan Jett, is an American rock guitarist, singer, songwriter, producer and occasional actress, best known for her work with Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, preceded by success with The Runaways, including their hit song "Cherry Bomb".
76 Merry Clayton
77 Dolly Parton Dolly Parton Dolly Rebecca Parton is an American singer-songwriter, actress, author, businesswoman, and humanitarian, known primarily for her work in country music.

Made a massive comeback. Appeared in numerous films and television shows including Magic School Bus (she voiced Murph) and Hannah Montana (as Aunt Dolly). - playstationfan66

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78 Samantha Jones

Liverpudlian songstress with a voice that was a close match for Dusty Springfield. Sadly her big break never came, but what an amazing potential.

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79 Odetta

Powerful and spiritual singer!

80 Angela Bofill

With so many hits, she should be a hall of famer. A true jazz singer.

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