Women In Music with Laney Goodman continues to Celebrate Women’s History Month with women’s lives and women’s voices past and present. This coming week we’ll learn about the first African woman to win a Nobel Peace Prize…
the first Native American woman to become chief of the Cherokee Nation… and a labor leader,
writer and women’s rights activist in Puerto Rico at the start of the 20th Century. We’ll also hear the music of Joanne Shenandoah
Walela, Lourdes Perez, Lila Downs, Hasu Patel, Susheela Raman, Miriam Makeba, and the women of Mombazo.
That’s all coming upon the next Women In Music as we continue our celebration of Women’s History Month.
Women In Music with Laney Goodman continues to Celebrate Women’s History Month with women’s lives and women’s voices, past and present.
Join us this coming week for another special celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with “Women from the Isles”. We’ll hear the music of Maura O’Connell,
Dolores Keane, Natalie MacMaster,
and the Scottish band Rise… we’ll learn about the first St. Patrick’s Day parade… why we kiss the Blarney Stone… and who came up with the St. Patrick’s Day pinch (if you’re not wearing any green). From the Emerald Isle to the rocky Scottish shores, from the wild racing seas off Cape Breton to the Highlands of America, that’s all coming upon the next Women In Music as we continue our celebration of Women’s History Month.
Celebrate International Women’s Day this week… and Women’s History with Women In Music with Laney Goodman all through the month of March.
This coming week we’ll celebrate the unique contributions of women past and present on this very special Women In Music. We’ll hear excerpts from speeches by great American suffragists like Sojourner Truth
Susan B. Anthony
Susan B. Anthony
and Elizabeth Cady Stanton…
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
music from Emma’s Revolution, Irina Rivkin, Sweet Honey in the Rock,
Sweet Honey In the Rock
Holly Near, and Cosy Sheridan.
Celebrate the love with this coming week’s Love Songs Valentine’s Day Special on Women In Music with Laney Goodman.
On this coming week’s show, you’ll hear roots/rock from Boston area singer/songwriter Lori McKenna,
and a classic from Patty Griffin off her 1998 release “Flaming Red” with “One Big Love”…
Canadian chanteuse k.d. lang from her 1992 release “Ingenue”, a classic from Joni Mitchell with her remake of “A Case of You”, Rickie Lee Jones singing “My Funny Valentine”…
Rickie Lee Jones
then we’ll finish up the hour with the great Cassandra Wilson
and Annie Lennox.
Celebrate Valentine’s Day this coming week with Women In Music with Laney Goodman.
Celebrate Black History Month with this week’s Women In Music with Laney Goodman, as we honor the lives of the late Coretta Scott King and Rosa Parks
Corretta Scott King
with the poetry of Dr. Maya Angelou
Dr. Maya Angelou
and the music of Pantera Saint-Montaigne
Tracy Chapman … we’ll also hear the multi-cultural experience of the African Diaspora with Les Nubians,
and the griots (or storytellers) of Mali.
So, tune in this coming week for a Black History Month Special as we honor the lives and music of women of color around the world on Women In Music with Laney Goodman.
On this coming week’s show we’ll hear singer/songwriter Lori McKenna of the Boston music scene,
a classic from 1998 with Patty Griffin live at Lilith Faire…
blues funk from Shiela Brody with her latest 2015 LP Mississippi and Manhattan blues rocker Danielia Cotton…
soul pop from NYC’s Kendra Morris, the latest from L.A. indie soul band Memoir featuring Dena Deadly… then we’ll finish the hour with digital/soul pop for Florida’s Meresha, Kelis from the Harlem soul music scene,
and electric guitarist Eljuri from Educador, now living in NYC.
On this coming week’s show we’ll hear singer/songwriter Heather Maloney from Western Massachusetts, and a classic from Grammy Award Winner Joni Mitchell from her 1971 release “Blue”… Americana/Roots of Carrie Rodriguez out of the Austin music scene…
Grammy Award winner Lucinda Williams from her 2007 album West… the Appalachian fusion from sister duo Rising Appalachia, out of New Orleans…
and the iconic singer/songwriter ani di franco… then we’ll finish up the hour with the late Chiwoniso from Zimbabwe…
and Razia from her 2010 release Zebu Nation.
This coming week, we’ll hear Portland, Oregon’s Laura Berman, the alt/folk rock band with Nordic roots, Kalandra…
Americana roots with their latest from 2015 from Boxcar Lillies, a New England all-female trio… and clawhammer banjo player Abigail Washburn…
progressive pop with the latest from Finnish-American singer/songwriter Janita…
and the amazing jazz of Cassandra Wilson from her 1999 release Traveling Miles…
and we’ll end the hour with the latest from Danish singer/songwriter, pianist and composer, Agnes Obel with “Fuel to Fire”… and the one and only Kate Bush off her 1993 release “The Red Shoes” with “Moments of Pleasure”.
On this week’s show we’ll hear emerging singer/songwriter out of Portland, OR, Johanna Warren with her latest release NuMun, and Bay Area singer/songwriter Alison May…
Celtic music from the Irish band by Roisin O…
dreamy pop from Longbeard, featuring vocalist Leslie Bear… then we’ll finish the hour with the Afro-Pop of Anglique Kidjo from Benin, Africa now living in Paris with her cover of James Brown’s “Cold Sweat”.
That’s all coming up on the next Women In Music.
Join us for our very special Women In Music with Laney Goodman, featuring a new take on traditional Christmas music. Coming up, singer/songwriters Jennifer Kimball from the Boston area…
Americana/swing with the Allison Brown Quartet and Rhonda Vincent… Rhythm and blues with a touch of jazz from Irma Thomas and the Preservatoin Jazz Hall Band out of New Orleans…
Olga, bringing us a North Mississippi Christmas…
and the late Koko Taylor from the Chicago blues scene…
then we’ll finish up the hour with the global rhythms from Galicia, Spain and Loreena McKennitt’s Middle Eastern/Celtic fusion performing Good King Wenceslas.
So, tune in to this week’s Women In Music as we wish you a very Merry Christmas.