Category: women in rock

Heart: Nancy and Ann Wilson.

Heart: Nancy and Ann Wilson.

(I have no idea if these photos are related apart from the subjects being sisters and the shows being outside. I found them separately, here and here, but liked how they looked together.)

Heart: Nancy and Ann Wilson, May 1977, via huf…

Heart: Nancy and Ann Wilson, May 1977, via huffpost

Debbie Harry, Blondie, August 9. 1979 at the A…

Debbie Harry, Blondie, August 9. 1979 at the Aladdin Theater in Las Vegas, by Roberta Bayley, via last.fm. This photo was also used for the back cover of the Parallel Lines 30th Anniversary Collector’s Edition in 2008.

Stevie Nicks, 1966, just past The Edge of Seve…

Stevie Nicks, 1966, just past The Edge of Seventeen, via stevienicksinfo

Heart: Nancy & Ann Wilson, 1975

Heart: Nancy & Ann Wilson, 1975

Stevie Nicks wearing a Tom Petty & The Hea…

Stevie Nicks wearing a Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers Damn the Torpedoes t-shirt!!!! via Bellaillume

Debbie Harry wearing a Ramones t-shirt, Clevel…

Debbie Harry wearing a Ramones t-shirt, Cleveland Heights 1978, by Janet Macoska

Janis Joplin with her Porsche convertible, San…

Janis Joplin with her Porsche convertible, San Francisco, by Jim Marshall.

ilovejonimitchell: Joni Mitchell backstage at…

ilovejonimitchell:

Joni Mitchell backstage at Brooklyn College April, 1969

Photo by Joel Bernstein

Patti Smith & Robert Mapplethorpe, on the …

Patti Smith & Robert Mapplethorpe, on the balcony of their Hotel Chelsea apartment, 222 W. 23rd St, 1971, by Gerard Malanga.

“We used to laugh at our small selves, saying that I was a bad girl trying to be good and that he was a good boy trying to be bad. Through the years these roles would reverse, then reverse again, until we came to accept our dual natures. We contained opposing principles, light and dark.”  ~Patti Smith, Just Kids