Black History Month Special – Women In Music for February 7, 2017

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 24, 2017

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

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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 Danielia Cotton…

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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 17, 2017

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 10, 2017

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 3, 2017

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.

Christmas Special – Women In Music for December 20, 2016

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 13, 2016

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 6, 2016

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.

Women In Music for November 29, 2016

Coming up on the next Women In Music, we’ll hear NYC singer/songwriter Rachel Sage and Boston area singer/songwriter Catie Curtis…

Catie Curtis

Catie Curtis

Americana/roots with 5-time Grammy Award winner Mary Chapin Carpenter and a classic from 1997 with Amy Grant… roots/rock with a single from Heart featuring Sarah McLachlan, and new music from California singer/songwriter Tricia Freeman…

Tricia Freeman

Tricia Freeman

then we’ll finish up the hour with the latest from LA electronic artists, Celeste Lear with a cover of the Rolling Stones’ 20,000 Light Years from Home and Nashville, TN electronic trio Venus Hum, featuring Annette Strean.

Venus Hum

Venus Hum

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

Women In Music for November 22, 2016

On this coming week’s show we’ll hear singer/songwriters from the Boston area with new music from Kris Delmhorst and the debut of a duo called Love Over Gold…

Love Over Gold

Love Over Gold

Celtic flavored folk with new music from Carolyn Currie and Scottish singer/songwriter Eddi Reader.. retro-pop pop from Canadian chanteuse k.d. lang

k.d. lang

k.d. lang

and out of Nashville the latest from Courtney Jaye… then we’ll end the hour with funk out of West Africa with Angelique Kidjo

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Angelique Kidjo

and new music from the group called Ibibio Sound Machine.

Ibibio Sound Machine

Ibibio Sound Machine

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