Judy Henske

By J Poet


Legend has it that when Marty Balin went looking for a singer to fill out the lineup of the Jefferson Airplane, he told people he wanted someone who could sing like Judy Henske. It’s easy to understand why. Henske is a larger than life personality with a booming voice that can rattle your bones. She’s at home singing folk songs, belting the blues, crooning standards from the ‘40s, or pouring her heart into a three-chord rocker. She was the most powerful female vocalist of the folk era with charisma to spare and, at six feet tall; she dominated any stage he... Read More

City Of Origin:
Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, United States
Folk, Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter, Traditional Folk, Classic Folk
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