Women Music March 2021 – Day 31 – Sheryl Crow

Sheryl Crow Sheryl Suzanne Crow (born February 11, 1962) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and actress. Her music incorporates elements of pop, rock, country, jazz, and blues. She has released ten studio albums, four compilations, and two live albums, and has contributed to a number of film soundtracks. Her most popular songs include “All…

Women Music March 2021 – Day 30 – The Roches

The Roches in 1980.  From l-r:  Suzzy, Maggie, and Terre The Roches (Maggie, Terre, and Suzzy Roche) were a vocal group of three songwriting Irish-American sisters from Park Ridge, New Jersey, United States. They were known for their “unusual” and “rich” harmonies, quirky lyrics, and casually comedic stage performances. The Roches were active as performers…

Women Music March 2021 – Day 29 – Wendy Carlos

Wendy Carlos Wendy Carlos (born November 14, 1939) is an American musician and composer best known for her electronic music and film scores. Born and raised in Rhode Island, she studied physics and music at Brown University before moving to New York City in 1962 to study music composition at Columbia University. Studying and working…

Women Music March 2021 – Day 28 – Emmylou Harris

Emmylou Harris Emmylou Harris (born April 2, 1947) is an American singer, songwriter, and musician. She has released dozens of albums and singles over the course of her career and has won 14 Grammys, the Polar Music Prize, and numerous other honors, including induction into the Country Music Hall of Fame. In 2018, she was…

Women Music March 2021 – Day 27 – Alicia Keys

Alicia Keys Alicia Augello Cook (born January 25, 1981), known professionally as Alicia Keys, is an American singer-songwriter. A classically-trained pianist, Keys began composing songs by age 12 and was signed at 15 years old by Columbia Records. After disputes with the label, she signed with Arista Records and later released her debut album, Songs…

Women Music March 2021 – Day 26 – Björk

Björk   Björk Guðmundsdóttir OTF (born 21 November 1965) is an Icelandic singer, songwriter, record producer, actress, and DJ. Over her four-decade career, she has developed an eclectic musical style that draws on a range of influences and genres spanning electronic, pop, experimental, trip hop, classical, and avant-garde music. Born and raised in Reykjavík, Björk…

Women Music March 2021 – Day 25 – Billie Holiday

Billie Holiday Eleanora Fagan (April 7, 1915 – July 17, 1959), known professionally as Billie Holiday, was an American jazz and swing music singer. Nicknamed “Lady Day” by her friend and music partner Lester Young, Holiday had an innovative influence on jazz music and pop singing. Her vocal style, strongly inspired by jazz instrumentalists, pioneered…