Rosie Flores (Photo: Valerie Fremin)Forget Taylor, never mind Miranda. Little girls out there who just want to pick up a guitar and rock like the boys need not look any further for a role model than Rosie Flores.
The "Rockabilly Filly," who's been making waves in a variety of underground and roots genres for several decades now, has managed to rave up, get down, shred, and surf on her axe with the best of them--earning respect from top names such as Bonnie Raitt and Jeff Beck.
Flores started out in the mid-'80s as part of an all-female group, and made her solo debut in 1987, which led her to make solid footprints in the Austin, Los Angeles, and Nashville music scenes. Since then, she's gathered accolades ranging from an appearance on Austin City Limits, to the award of "Best Country Artist" by the L.A. Weekly. The city of Austin even declared August 31 "Rosie Flores Day" in 2006.Read More »from ‘Rockabilly Filly’ Rosie Flores Talks New Music, California Country, And Kickin’ Butt On Guitar