Music Birthday: Melissa Etheridge

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🔊🥳 Today, May 29, 1961, Melissa Lou Etheridge was born in Leavenworth, Kansas. After being diagnosed with breast cancer in 2004, Etheridge underwent chemotherapy, and yet still performed an amazing tribute to Janis Joplin at the 47th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. This performance inevitably inspired india.arie’s ‘I Am Not My Hair’ — a 2007 Grammy nominee. arie’s song has gone onto inspire the world to be comfortable, and appreciative in their own skin.

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