Women In Music for April 5, 2011

On this coming week’s show we’ll hear singer/songwriter Cheryl Wheeler, Seattle’s Kym Tuvim,

Kym Tuvim

alternative roots from three-time Grammy Award winner Lucinda Williams… the latest from Jennifer Leonhardt out of Austin, TX… dream electronica with the duo Annabella, and our featured artist this week Jenny Gillespie…

Jenny Gillespie

then we’ll finish the hour with the world beat of Angelique Kidjo from Benin, Africa, and out of Haiti and now living in NYC, Manze Dayila.

Manze Dayila

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

Women In Music for March 29, 2011

Coming up on the next Women In Music with your host Laney Goodman, we’ll hear the music of singer/songwriter Katherine Wheatley from Toronto, Canada, San Francisco’s Megan Slankard, roots music with the latest from Boston-based non-traditional bluegrass band called Crooked Still, and a duo out of the High Plains and mountains of the west country, Rhythm Anglers… we’ll also take a trip to the Emerald Isle with new music from Celtic band Solas and from the Highlands of Scotland a group called Capercaillie with Karen Matheson. Then we’ll finish up the hour with music from First Nations with Ulali, and music out of California with the Chapin Sisters.

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

Women’s History Month Special – Women In Music for March 22, 2011

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.

Women From the Isles – Women In Music for March 15, 2011

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, Eddi Reader, 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.

International Women’s Day – Women In Music for March, 8, 2011

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 March 1, 2011

On this coming week’s Women In Music with Laney Goodman, we’ll hear singer/songwriters like Kat Mills from Blacksburg, Virginia, new Wailin’ Jenny’s live… Louisiana’s “Hillbilly Goddess” Alecia Nugent and from Nashville, now living in L.A., Melanie Bomar… progressive sounds from Canada with Amelia Curran and Australia’s progressive/pop singer/songwriter Sia… then we’ll finish up the hour with British folk rock from Joy Askew and Eliza Carthy, then we’ll come back to the States with Sarah Fimm’s latest release.

That’s all this coming week on Women In Music with Laney Goodman.

Black History Month Special – Women In Music for February 15, 2011

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.

Love Songs Special – Women In Music for Feburary 8, 2011

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, Jane Siberry, Arianne Lydon, Janis Ian MeShell N’degeocello, and Liz Wright, just to name a few.

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

Women In Music for February 1, 2011

On this coming week’s Women In Music with Laney Goodman, you’ll hear an eclectic mix from some of the most talented female artists from around the world, featuring a 1966 classic from Buffy Sainte-Marie, New Orleans native Kate Campbell, Indiana’s Krista Detor, the lengendary Lucinda Williams, Boston-based singer-songwriter Antje Duvekot, Canadian duo Po’Girl, new music from Annie Barker, classic sounds from Cocteau Twins, and we’ll finish up the show with Brazilian Girls, Ember Swift, and a new sound from  ani di franco’s latest “Red Letter Year.”

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

Women In Music for January 25, 2011

On this coming week’s show we’ll hear California  duo The Weepies, Merrie Amsterberg and 9-time  Grammy Award winner Sheryl Crow… alternative roots with Boston-area singer/songwriter M’Liss Calzaretta from her brand new release, New England singer/songwriter Tracy Grammer, as well as legendary Nashville recording artist Emmylou Harris… blues/rock guitarists Bex Marshall, NYC’s Danielia Cotton, and Ohio’s Kelly Richey… then we’ll finish up the hour with electronica from the Pacific Northwest with a duo called La Forza and fiddler extraordinaire Anna Schaad.

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