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.

Love Songs Special – Women In Music for February 11, 2020

Celebrate the 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 roots/rock from Boston area singer/songwriter Lori McKenna,

Lori McKenna

and a classic from Patty Griffin off her 1998 release “Flaming Red” with “One Big Love”…

Patty Griffin

Patty Griffin

Canadian chanteuse k.d. lang from her 1992 release “Ingenue”, a classic from Joni Mitchell with her remake of “A Case of You”, Rickie Lee Jones singing “My Funny Valentine”…

Rickie Lee Jones

Rickie Lee Jones

then we’ll finish up the hour with the great Cassandra Wilson

Cassandra Wilson

Cassandra Wilson

and Annie Lennox.

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

Black History Month Special – Women In Music for February 4, 2020

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 28, 2020

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 Danielia 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 21. 2020

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 14, 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

Women In Music for January 7, 2020

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 Musi

Women In Music for December 31, 2019

On the next Women In Music with your host Laney Goodman, we’ll hear singer/songwriters from the Boston area, Patty Larkin and Jonatha Brooke

Jonatha-Brooke

Jonatha-Brooke

and the latest from Lucy Kaplansky out of the NYC music scene… Americana roots with the latest from Caitlin Canty originally from Vermont, now living in NYC

Caitlin Canty

Caitlin Canty

and from Austin, TX, Carrie Rodriguez with a cover of “Big Love” off the 2010 release “Love and Circumstance”… progressive sounds from NYC’s Morley and the iconic punk, poet, rocker Patti Smith, with a rare recording off her 2004 release “Trampin'” with “Peaceable Kingdom”…

Patti Smith

Patti Smith

then we’ll end the hour with British rock guitarist Joan Armatrading’s classic from 1977, “Kissin’ and a Huggin'” live

Joan Armatrading

Joan Armatrading

and another great NYC rock guitarist Danielia Cotton off her 2008 release “Rare Child”

Danielia Cotton

Danielia Cotton

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