The list author says: "Women in Folk/Rock really took off during and after The Lilith Fair Festival. In early 1970's a woman with a guitar in most cases would have been a token opening act for roots rock act like say The Doobie Brothers. The silly title to the list is just that. These artists aren't really Las Vegas type divas. Can they sing, songwrite and play? That's a no brainer! Here's the cookies - i.e. list....."