Best Female Singers of the '60s

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61 Ella Fitzgerald Ella Fitzgerald Ella Jane Fitzgerald was an American jazz singer often referred to as the First Lady of Song, Queen of Jazz and Lady Ella.

Cannot understand why she hasn't been mentioned previously. She was the greatest.

The Sweetest tone of any singer, she set the standard

One of the most beautiful voices on eath

No one could ever, and never will be able, to sing scat like Ella!

62 Buffy Sainte Marie

Indian singer with incredible lyrics

63 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

64 P. Susheela
65 Kitty Kallen
66 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.

67 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

68 Doris Day

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

I love her early jazz with big bands. That's who she was at heart.

Before my time, but I still love her

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69 Joni James
70 Sally Oldfield

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

71 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 more.

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

Always amazing...great actress too

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72 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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73 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".
74 Merry Clayton
75 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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76 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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77 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.

78 Nico Nico
79 Angela Bofill

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

80 Odetta

Powerful and spiritual singer!

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