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Lillian Briggs (b. Lillian Biggs, June 3, 1932 - d. Apr. 11, 1998) was the first female American Rock & Roll performer to achieve super star staus at the dawn of the genre. Billboard Magazine initially crowned her "The Queen of Rock & Roll" at the same time Elvis was "The King".

Lillian Briggs was raised in Allentown, Pennsylvania. In the early 1950s she worked as a truck driver and played trombone in the band she formed called The Downbeats. In… read more

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  • Underrated!
  • discussing how unfair it is that lillian briggs is not a rock'n'roll icon at http://theozhiztoryblog.blogspot.com/2011/04/forgotten-heroes-of-rocknroll.html
  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-wUDWvgmadw

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