Women Music March #24 (final) — Joni Mitchell

Here we are, on the last day of my special feature, Women Music March. It has been a lot of fun doing these every day. Next year, I’ll start on March 1. Today is featured my favorite female musical artist, Canadian singer-songwriter-musician, Joni Mitchell. There is a wealth of information out there on Joni, so…

Women Music March #23 — Grace Slick (in Great Society)

Jim Adams suggested I feature Grace Slick on Women Music March. Thank you, Jim, I was surprised at how much I learned about Grace while composing the post. Please feel free to add any other information on her in the comments section. Grace Slick (born Grace Barnett Wing, October 30, 1939) is an American singer-songwriter,…

Women Music March #22 — Diana Ross

I remember when Lady Sings the Blues came out at the theater and how enthralled I was with it, how glamorous everyone looked and how fraught with emotion it was. I remember having the album and listening to it enough to pick favorite songs. This one is my favorite from it. Diana Ross (born March…

Women Music March #21 — Sinead O’Connor

Sinéad O’Connor is a musical artist who has had her fair share of controversy. Some might even call her a political activist. I’m not very familiar with her music, but I do love her cover of Prince’s “Nothing Compares to U.” I listened to and read the lyrics of quite a few songs before choosing…

Women Music March #20 — Tina Weymouth

I’ve always enjoyed the music of Talking Heads. Happening across a documentary on bass player, Tina Weymouth, Tom Tom Club came up. Way led onto way and here we are with today’s Woman Music March featured artist. After the lyrics to the song, there is a bonus video: a short documentary on this amazing songwriter/musician….

Women Music March #19 — Laura Nyro

Laura Nyro, born Laura Nigro, October 18, 1947 – April 8, 1997) was an American songwriter, singer, and pianist. She achieved critical acclaim with her own recordings, particularly the albums Eli and the Thirteenth Confession (1968) and New York Tendaberry (1969), and had commercial success with artists such as Barbra Streisand and The 5th Dimension…

Women Music March #18 — Mitski

Anyone who has read my blog for awhile knows I love Mitski (thanks again, Hans, for introducing me to her music!) So far I’ve only covered songs from her last 3 (of 5) albums. Today I went looking for one I hadn’t covered so far and found treasure. Someone made a playlist of every song…