Largely Forgotten Great Songs by Female Artists

The title is clunky I realize, but I had to get some of these great songs down while I had them in mind, and to share them with whomever may be interested. Please add any that you feel compelled to, so I can check them out.

The Top Ten

1 Black Velvet - Alannah Myles

While on another list, I saw her name and immediately needed to hear the song. Great stuff, and it makes me thirsty. - Ned964

Makes you thirsty... I wonder if the line: "Mississippi in the middle of a dry spell" has had a subliminal affect... - Britgirl

Good one Britgirl. Lol. I hadn't made the connection, but now that you mention it, it's inescapable... - Ned964

Alannah Myles, #1 with a bullet - Ned964

Black Velvet in that little boy smile
Black Velvet in that slow southern style.
A new religion that'll bring you to your knees.
Black Velvet if you please. - Britgirl

2 Son of a Preacher Man - Dusty Springfield

This song had a little resurgence in the mid 90's due to its inclusion in the Pulp Fiction soundtrack, but if I wanna hear it today, I gotta dig it up. - Ned964

Two shakes of a lamb's tail

3 Smooth Operator - Sade

Smoky room, smooth Jazz and a beautiful woman singing to you. It can't get any better than this. - Ned964

4 Midnight Blue - Melissa Manchester

A great song of trying to save a fragile relationship. Wow this lady can belt out a tune.. - Ned964

5 You're No Good - Linda Ronstadt

Yes, I put this on another list, but it is so good, I will risk being redundant. - Ned964

6 Angel Of The Morning - Juice Newton

Another song that saw a nice comeback when it was included in the Deadpool soundtrack, but I have to seek it out if I ever want to hear it. This is a cover song, done by many artists, I just prefer Newton's version. - Ned964

Really just a cover. The original by Merilee Rush & the Turnabouts is even more rare these days.

7 Carnival - Natalie Merchant

Although this got some airplay when it was released, I don't hear it much now. An incredibly talented lady. - Ned964

8 Brass In Pocket - Pretenders

Chrissy Hynde could fill up this list on her own. The ultimate come hither song for any man. - Ned964

9 It Must Have Been Love - Roxette

Indeed. Lovely song, although it makes my heart ache. - Britgirl

Great, forgotten gem. - Ned964

10 Landslide - Fleetwood Mac

Maybe Stevie Nicks greatest song. - Ned964

The Contenders

11 You Can't Hurry Love - The Supremes

Had to get one Motown song in there. - Ned964

12 Blue Tattoo - Vanilla Ninja
13 Cool Vibes - Vanilla Ninja
14 I Say a Little Prayer - Aretha Franklin
15 Crazy for You - Madonna
16 It's a Heartache - Bonnie Tyler
17 Total Eclipse of the Heart - Bonnie Tyler
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Top Remixes

1. Son of a Preacher Man - Dusty Springfield
2. Midnight Blue - Melissa Manchester
3. Smooth Operator - Sade
1. Black Velvet - Alannah Myles
2. Smooth Operator - Sade
3. It Must Have Been Love - Roxette



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