Women In Music for April 23, 2019

Coming up on the next Women In Music with your host Laney Goodman, we’ll hear New England singer/songwriter Heather Styka

Heather Styka

and a duo called Viatsa from western Massachusetts… Americana/roots with Heather Maloney and Darling Side, and new music from NY-based female trio, Red Molly… global sounds from northern Wales with new music from 9Bach and a classic from 1997 with Estonian singer/songwriter Kirile Loo…

Kirile Loo

then we’ll finish up the hour with the ambient sounds of an indie electronic band out of Florida called Hundred Waters, and an awesome DJ out of California, Celeste Lear,

Celeste Lear

Celeste Lear

with her remix of the Rolling Stones’ “20,000 Light Years From Home.”

Earth Day Celebration – Women In Music for April 16, 2019

Celebrate Earth Day with Women In Music!

On this coming week’s show we’ll hear singer/songwriter Tracy Chapman

Tracy Chapman

Tracy Chapman

and a classic from 1970 with Joni Mitchell’s “Big Yellow Taxi”… Native American trio Ulali, singing in their native tongue “Heart Beat Drum Song” and singer/songwriter activist Buffy Sainte Marie from her 2009 release “Running for the Drum”…

Buffy Sainte Marie

Buffy Sainte Marie

world music from Madagascar with Razia and Jamaican-Canadian dub poet Lillian Allen with a classic freom her 1988 release, “Conditions Critical”… then we’ll finish up the hour wiht Susan Werner performing Marvin Gaye’s classic from 1971, “Mercy, Mercy Me (The Ecology Song)”

Susan Werner

Susan Werner

and a beautiful song from Scottish singer/songwriter Karen Matheson, called “The Song of the Sea”.

Karen Matheson

Karen Matheson

That’s all coming up on the next Women In Music.

Women In Music for April 2, 2019

On this coming week’s show we’ll hear new music from Sonya Kitchell out of NYC and from Toronto, Megan Bonnell… Scottish and English singer/songwriters
off a compilation called “Songs of Separation”, with Karine Polwart…

Karine_Polwart

Karine Polwart.

and new music from Scottish band called
Roisin O, featuring Roisin O’Reilly, (daughter of noted
singer/songwriter Mary Black)…

Roisin O

Roisin O

then we’ll hear the latest from blues rock guitarist Danielia Cotton, performing
the cover of the Rolling Stones’ “Gimme shelter”,

Danielia Cotton

Danielia Cotton

as well as a classic from Canadian pop singer/songwriter Feist off of her 2007 release with Sea Lion Woman. Then will finish up the hour with classic hits from 2005 with “Good Night and Go” from Imogen Heap and the latest out of Los Angeles with Molly Moore from her album “Shadow of the Sun”.

Women’s History Month Special – Women In Music for March 19, 2019

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…

Wangari Maathai

the first Native American woman to become chief of the Cherokee Nation… and a labor leader,

Wilma Mankiller

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

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.

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Women From the Isles – Women In Music for March 12, 2019

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,

Maura O’Connell

Eddi Reader,

Eddie Reader

Dolores Keane, Natalie MacMaster,

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.

International Women’s Day Special – for March 5, 2019

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

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.

Women In Music for February 26, 2019

On this coming week’s show we’ll hear new music from alternative/folk singer/songwriter Alison May from Oakland, CA, and Canadian duo Dala…

Dala

roots with a touch of blues with new music from Chastity Brown from Minneapolis, MN and a sister duo act out of New Orleans called Rising Appalachia… the neo-soul of Nigerian-German singer/songwriter Nneka and the woman who started the neo-soul movement right here in the States, MeShell N’degeocello…

Me’shell N’degeocello

then we’ll finish up the hour with the stunningly beautiful vocals of Lisbeth Scott from the West Coast

Lisbeth Scott

and Tibetan singer/songwriter Yungchen Lhamo

Yungchen Lhamo

That’s all coming up on the next Women In Music.

Black History Month Special – February 19, 2019

Celebrate Black History Month with this coming week’s Women In Music with Laney Goodman, featuring alternative folk with Cassandra Wilson,

Cassandra Wilson

Cassandra Wilson

multicultural rhythms of Laura Love,

LauraLove

progressive pop with a touch of dub from Grammy Award winning songwriter Sharon Robinson, retro soul with Macy Gray

Macy Gray

Macy Gray

and the Brand New Heavies… then we’ll finish up the hour with the world beat of Haitian New Yorker Manze Dayila and the Nago Nation, and West African Grammy Award winner Angelique Kidjo.

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Angelique Kidjo

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.

Black History Month Special – Women In Music for February 5, 2019

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

Corretta Scott King

with the poetry of Dr. Maya Angelou

Dr. Maya Angelou

Dr. Maya Angelou

and the music of Pantera Saint-Montaigne

Pantera Saint-Montaigne

Pantera Saint-Montaigne

Tracy Chapman … we’ll also hear the multi-cultural experience of the African Diaspora with Les Nubians,

Les Nubians

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.

Women In Music for January 29, 2019

On this coming week’s show we’ll hear progressive singer/songwriters Kree Woods out of Nashville, TN

Kree Woods

and Molly Bancroft, originally from the Southlands now living in Michigan…

Molly Bancroft

Americana/roots with Brigitte DeMeyer and Boston area new grass band Joy Kills Sorrow… alternative singer/songwriter from Athens, GA Lera Lynn…

Lera Lynn

and from Brooklyn, Emily Zuzik… then we’ll finish up the hour with two classic covers – The Cowboy Junkies performing “Sweet Jane,” and Patti Smith with Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit”.

That’s all coming up on the next Women In Music.