Love Songs Special – Women In Music for February 9, 2016

Celebrate the many types of 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 the music of Karen Savoca,

Karen Savoca

Jane Siberry,

Jane Siberry

Arianne Lydon, Janis Ian, MeShell N’degeocello,

Meshell N’degeocello

and Lizz Wright,

Lizz Wright

just to name a few.

Celebrate Valentine’s Day this coming week with Women In Music with Laney Goodman.

Black History Month Special – Women In Music for February 2, 2016

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 26, 2016

On this coming week’s show we’ll hear singer/songwriter Lori McKenna of the Boston music scene,

LoriMckenna

a classic from 1998 with Patty Griffin live at Lilith Faire…

Patty-Griffin

blues funk from Shiela Brody with her latest 2015 LP Mississippi and Manhattan blues rocker Danilia Cotton…

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,

Kelis

Kelis

and electric guitarist Eljuri from Educador, now living in NYC.

eljuri

Women In Music for January 19, 2016

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…

CarrieRodriguez

Carrie Rodriguez

Grammy Award winner Lucinda Williams from her 2007 album West… the Appalachian fusion from sister duo Rising Appalachia, out of New Orleans…

Rising Appalachia

Rising Appalachia

and the iconic singer/songwriter ani di franco… then we’ll finish up the hour with the late Chiwoniso from Zimbabwe…

Chiwoniso

Chiwoniso

and Razia from her 2010 release Zebu Nation.

 

Women In Music for January 12, 2016

This coming week, we’ll hear Portland, Oregon’s Laura Berman, the alt/folk rock band with Nordic roots, Kalandra…

Kalandra

Kalandra

Americana roots with their latest from 2015 from Boxcar Lillies, a New England all-female trio… and clawhammer banjo player Abigail Washburn…

Abigail Washburn

Abigail Washburn

progressive pop with the latest from Finnish-American singer/songwriter Janita…

Janita

and the amazing jazz of Cassandra Wilson from her 1999 release Traveling Miles…

Cassandra Wilson

Cassandra Wilson

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”.

Kate Bush

Kate Bush

Women In Music for January 5, 2016

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…

Alison May

Alison May

Celtic music from the Irish band by Roisin O…

Roisin O

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”.

Angelique Kidjo

Angelique Kidjo

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

In the Heart of Winter – A Special Women In Music for December 29, 2015

Join us this coming week on Women in Music with Laney Goodman, for a very special show called “The Heart of Winter,” featuring music to warm your heart during the long nights… with the vocals of Mary Jane Lamond from Nova Scotia…

Mary Jane Lamond

Ariane Lydon from the North Country of Wisconsin…

Ariane Lydon

Kate Rusby from the United Kingdom…

Kate Rusby

instrumental music from the lands of ice and snow with hardanger fiddler Annbjorg Lien from Norway… the hammered dulcimer of Maggie Sansone… and the storytelling of Ojibwe elder, Maryellen Baker. That’s all coming up on Women In Music.

Christmas Special – Women In Music for December 22, 2015

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…

Jennifer Kimball

Jennifer Kimball

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…

Irma Thomas

Irma Thomas

Olga, bringing us a North Mississippi Christmas…

Olga

Olga

and the late Koko Taylor from the Chicago blues scene…

koko taylor

Koko Taylor

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.

Loreena McKennitt

Loreena McKennitt

So, tune in to this week’s Women In Music as we wish you a very Merry Christmas.

Winter Solstice Special : Women In Music for December 15, 2015

Join us on the next Women In Music with Laney Goodman for our “Winter Solstice Special” — beautiful, healing music about the longest night of the year… featuring the music of Annbjorg Lien

Annbjorg Lien

Annbjorg Lien

Erica Wheeler, Gayla Drake Paul, Lisbeth Scott

Lisbeth Scott

Lisbeth Scott

Aine Minogue, Ahn Trio, Kathy Lowe, and Loreena McKennitt

Loreena McKennitt

Loreena McKennitt

All your listeners will hear and feel the magic and spirit of the holidays on this special show.

Happy Holidays!

Season of Lights – Women In Music for December 9, 2015

Coming up this week on Women In Music, The Season of Lights, a holiday special celebrating Hannukah, the turning of the wheel of life with the Cherokee Medicine Wheel, and Winter Solstice, Christmas and Kwanzaa. This week’s show will feature the music of Elaine Silver

Elaine Silver

Walela

Walela

Gretchen Peters

Gretchen Peters

Winter Bloom, Loreena McKennitt

Loreena McKennitt

and Sweet Honey In the Rock

Sweet Honey In the Rock

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