Introduction

The List

1. Dolly Parton

2. Loretta Lynn

3. Maybelle and Sara Carter

4. Emmylou Harris

5. Tammy Wynette

6. Reba McEntire

7. Patsy Cline

8. Trisha Yearwood

9. Kitty Wells

10. Wynonna (The Judds)

11. Alison Krauss

12. Dixie Chicks

13. Patty Loveless

14. Barbara Mandrell

15. Tanya Tucker

16. Shania Twain

17. Brenda Lee

18. Cindy Walker

19. Dottie West

20. Rosanne Cash

21. Linda Ronstadt

22. Wanda Jackson

23. Crystal Gayle

24. Connie Smith

25. Faith Hill

26. Martina McBride

27. Kathy Mattea

28. Anne Murray

29. Mary Chapin Carpenter

30. Lorrie Morgan

31. Rose Maddox

32. Lynn Anderson

33. Lee Ann Womack

34. Jean Shepard

35. Pam Tillis

36. Donna Fargo

37. K.T. Oslin

38. LeAnn Rimes

39. June Carter Cash

40. Minnie Pearl

41. Lucinda Williams

42. Patsy Montana

43. Aunt Molly Jackson

44. Skeeter Davis

45. Cousin Emmy

46. Janie Fricke

47. Felice Bryant

48. Lulu Belle

49. Olivia Newton-John

50. Jeannie C. Riley

51. Terri Clark

52. Juice Newton

53. Jo Dee Messina

54. Sara Evans

55. Jeannie Seely

56. Matraca Berg

57. Dale Evans

58. Jan Howard

59. Carrie Underwood

60. k.d. lang

61. Carlene Carter

62. Lacy J. Dalton

63. Rhonda Vincent

64. Billie Jo Spears

65. Suzy Bogguss

66. Paulette Carlson (Highway 101)

67. Bobbie Gentry

68. Holly Dunn

69. Gail Davies

70. Sammi Smith

71. Norma Jean

72. Nanci Griffith

73. Melba Montgomery

74. Shelby Lynne

75. Sharon and Cheryl White (The Whites)

76. SHeDaisy

77. Helen Cornelius

78. Goldie Hill

79. Margo Smith

80. Jessi Colter

81. Deana Carter

82. Marie Osmond

83. Bonnie Guitar

84. Charly McClain

85. Gretchen Wilson

86. The Forester Sisters

87. Wilma Lee Cooper

88. Marijohn Wilkin

89. Jeanne Pruett

90. Miranda Lambert

91. Roba Stanley

92. Gretchen Peters

93. Sweethearts of the Rodeo


94. Martha Carson

95. Sylvia

96. Allison Moorer


97. Barbara Fairchild

98. Jeannie Kendall (The Kendalls)

99. Sugar (Dave & Sugar)

100. Jennifer Nettles (Sugarland)

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