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'Fierce Female Rockers' Who Set The Stage For Modern Music

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Writer Meredith Ochs profiles 50 female performers who made their mark on rock 'n' roll. 

From classic icons like Janis Joplin and Aretha Franklin to newer pop stars, what influenced these women in their careers and personal journeys as artists? 

Guest: Meredith Ochs, deejay, journalist and author of "Rock-and-Roll Woman: The 50 Fiercest Female Rockers"

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Jan Ross Piedad is TPR’s News Operations Producer. In this role, she develops strategy on collaborative and digital initiatives for the station. Since 2016, Jan Ross has served in a coordinating capacity for TPR’s state and national partners, including The Texas Newsroom.