Women In Music for April 8, 2014

On this coming week’s show we’ll hear new music from singer/songwriter Krista Detor out of the midwest music scene, and the latst form a Pennsylvania band called Tin Bird Choir… covers from some great alternative/folk artists like Laura Love out of the Seattle music scene covering Steve Miller’s “Fly Like an Eagle” and the Beatles’ “Come Together”

Laura Love

and New England’s own Dar Williams covering Neil Young’s “Everybody Knows This is Nowhere”…

Dar Williams

progressive sounds with a touch of jazz from Boston band lake Street Dive, and out of Austin, TX, new musid from Erin Ivy….then we’ll end the hour with alternative pop with a touch of world beat from Sabina from the group Brazilian Girls and a classic from 1983 with the NYC pioneer electronic performer Laurie Anderson.

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

Women In Music for April 1, 2014

On this coming week’s show we’ll hear emerging singer/songwriter from New Orleans Kelcy Mae

Kelcy Mae

new music from Boston-based New Grass band Crooked Still

Crooked Still

and Joy Kills Sorrow… progressive pop with the latest out of Prague with a band called Ocean Versus Daughter

Ocean Versus Daughter

and back here in the States out of Georgetown, TX, new music from the duo Anna Bella. Then we’ll finish up the hour with electronic beats from Le Tigre’s J.D. Sampson and a classic from 2003 from Venus Hum

Venus Hum

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

Women’s History Month Special – Women In Music for March 25, 2014

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 In Music for March 18, 2014

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.

Women From the Isles – Women In Music for March 11, 2014

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 4, 2014

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, 2014

On this coming week’s show we’ll hear progressive singer/songwriters Kree Woods out of Nashville, TN

Kree Woods

and Molly Bancroft, originally from the Southlands now living in Michigan…

Molly Bancroft

Americana/roots with Brigitte DeMeyer and Boston area new grass band Joy Kills Sorrow… alternative singer/songwriter from Athens, GA Lera Lynn…

Lera Lynn

and from Brooklyn, Emily Zuzik… then we’ll finish up the hour with two classic covers – The Cowboy Junkies performing “Sweet Jane,” and Patti Smith with Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit”.

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

Women In Music for February 18, 2014

Coming up on the next Women In Music with your host Laney Goodman, we’ll hear Georgetown, TX band Annabella, Canadian duo Dala,

Dala

the Cincinnati duo Ellery… R&B with at touch of funk from South Africa with Angela Luna,

Angela Luna

the LA diva Macy Gray,

Macy Gray

and a band called Ray, featuring Darayia Wilson from Berklee College of Music’s latest compilation called “Under the Influence”… sounds from Mali with Leni Stern and the latest from Morley out of Queens, NY, mixing world beat… and we’ll end the hour with world rhythms from Hungary with Marta Sebestyen

Marta Sebestyen

and France-based trio Ekova.

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

Love Songs Special – Women In Music for February 11, 2014

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 4, 2014

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.