Women In Music for July 7, 2020

Coming up in the next hour, singer/songwriter Allison May out of Oakland, California… A classic from Canadian singer/songwriter Sarah Harmer… Classic covers of Neil Young with k.d. lang

k.d. lang

k.d. lang

and Lizz Wright…

Lizz Wright

Lizz Wright

Progressive sounds from Venus Hhum featuring Annette Strean and LA’s Molly Moore… Then we’ll endthe show with electronic music from LA’s Celeste Lear

Celeste Lear

Celeste Lear

with a remake of the Rolling Stones’ “20,000 light years from home”, and the classic from 1990 with some great drum and bass with “I am stretched on your grave” by Sinead O’Connor.

Sinead O'Connor

Sinead O’Connor

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

Women In Music for June 30, 2020

On this coming week’s show we’ll hear new music from Boston area singer/songwriter Katrin

Katrin

Katrin

and new music from the band Taarka out of Lyons, Colorado… Alternative singer/songwriter Liset Alea with her latest release “Heart Headed” and Scottish singer/songwriter Karine Polwart…

Karine Polwart

Karine Polwart

progressive sounds of Jen Gloeckner out of the mid-west with her new release “Vine”…

Jen Gloeckner

Jen Gloeckner

and a classic from UK artist Beth Orton from her 2002 album, Day Breaker… then we’ll finish the hour with world music from the Colombian band called “Side Stepper” and new music out of Mali with super group Les Amazones d’Afrique, featuring Mamani Keita, Angelique Kidjo and Nneka.

Angelique Kidjo

Angelique Kidjo

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

Women In Music for June 23, 2020

On this coming week’s show we’ll hear singer/songwriter Heather Nova from her latest album “The Way It Feels”, and Los Angeles singer/songwriter Melaena Cadiz from her new release “Sun Fair”…

Meleana Cadiz

Meleana Cadiz

Gaelic and English singer/songwriters from the compilation “Songs of Separation” mixes with Americana/roots bands Della Mae and The Boxcar Lilies…

Boxcar Lilies

Boxcar Lilies

the progressive sounds from Molly Moore from her latest EP “Shadow of the Sun” and new music from singer/songwriter Heloise Letissier and her band Christine and the Queens… then we’ll finish the hour with the world beat of Side Stepper out of Colombia, South America, and Razia from Madagascar.

Razia

Razia

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

Women In Music for June 9, 2020

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

Pride Special – Women In Music for June 2, 2020

On this coming week’s show have a very special Women In Music as we celebrate Pride and the LGBTQ community with a special dance party, featuring classic club hits from divas like Gloria Gaynor,

Gloria Gaynor

Gloria Gaynor

Sister Sledge,

Sister Sledge

Sister Sledge

Sheila E,

Sheila E

Sheila E

Chaka Kahn,

Chaka Kahn

Chaka Kahn

Madonna, Cece Peniston,

Pink

Pink

Pink and Lady Gaga.

So, get your dancing shoes on and join the dance party as we celebrate Pride on Women In Music.

Women’s History Month Special – Women In Music for March 17, 2020

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 10, 2020

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 3, 2020

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 25, 2020

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 18, 2020

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.