Melissa Etheridge

May 29, 1961

Bio: Began playing guitar at age 8. At age 11, sang a song that she'd written ("Lonely as a Child") in a talent contest. Was seen in concert at a bar in Long Island, CA, by Island Records founder Chris Blackwell in 1986. He was so taken with her that he signed her on the spot. Publicly came out as a lesbian at the Triangle Ball, the first gay-and-lesbian inauguration… More

Melissa Etheridge Videos

Janis: Little Girl Blue
1 minutes 20 seconds
1 A Minute
3 minutes 1 seconds
The Party's Over
2 minutes 51 seconds
Jackie's Back
3 minutes 5 seconds
Teresa's Tattoo
2 minutes 55 seconds

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