I’ve mentioned I live in the Seattle area. Not sure if I mentioned that I grew up here, or that my earliest memories of a woman singing rock (not pop, rock) or playing guitar was Heart. It was another way of learning that women can be the star and not just the star’s girlfriend.
This is from 76, with a cool intro by Nancy:
This is from a “Women in Rock” special in 2000:
What was often not known in the 70s, but that Anne has discussed since, was that she would fast to stay thin. By the 80s she had gained weight, to the extreme upset of her record label and some of the band. She eventually had lap-band surgery in 2002.