Rosie Flores

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Rosie Flores
Born (1950-09-10) September 10, 1950 (age 64)
Origin San Antonio, Texas
Genres Country
Occupation(s) Singer
Instruments Vocals, Guitar
Years active 1968–present
Labels Reprise
Durango Rose
Bloodshot Records
Associated acts Rosie and the Screamers
Screamin' Sirens
Asleep at the Wheel
Website Official Site

Rosie Flores (born September 10, 1950 in San Antonio, Texas) is a rockabilly and country music artist. Her music blends rockabilly, honky tonk, jazz, and Western swing along with traditional influences from her Tex-Mex heritage. She currently resides in Austin, Texas, where August 31 was declared Rosie Flores Day by the Austin City Council in 2006.[1]


Guitarist Rosie Flores was the namesake of the punk rock band Rosie and the Screamers before joining a rowdy countrified all-female band called Screamin' Sirens.[2] The latter band produced a series of 7-inch singles and tracks for compilation albums before releasing a single full-length recording in 1987, an album called Voodoo.

In 1995, she joined Wanda Jackson on a coast-to-coast North American tour.[3] She toured as a member of Asleep at the Wheel in 1997.[4]

She has appeared on Austin City Limits and Late Night with Conan O'Brien.



Year Album US Country Label
1987 Rosie Flores 67 Reprise
1989 After the Farm HighTone
1993 Once More with Feeling
1995 Rockabilly Filly
1996 Honky Tonk Reprise Rounder
1997 A Little Bit of Heartache Watermelon
1999 Dance Hall Dreams Rounder
2001 Speed of Sound Eminent
2004 Bandera Highway HighTone
Single Rose Durango Rose
2005 Christmasville Emergent
2009 Girl of the Century
(with The Pine Valley Cosmonauts)
2012 Working Girl's Guitar


Year Single US Country Album
1986 "I'm Walkin'" single only
1987 "Crying Over You" 51 Rosie Flores
1988 "Somebody Loses, Somebody Wins" 67
"He Cares" 74 single only


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