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NPR's The 150 Greatest Albums Made By Women

NPR's The 150 Greatest Albums Made By Women

 

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NPR's The 150 Greatest Albums Made By Women

This list, of the greatest albums made by women between 1964 and the present, is an intervention, a remedy, a correction of the historical record and hopefully the start of a new conversation. Compiled by nearly 50 women from across NPR and the public radio system and produced in partnership with Lincoln Center, it rethinks popular music to put women at the center.

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Horses
 
Horses is the debut studio album by American musician Patti Smith, released on December 13, 1975, on Arista Records.
Blue
 
Blue is the fourth studio album by Canadian singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell.
Lemonade
 
Lemonade is the sixth studio album by American singer Beyoncé.
Whitney Houston
 
Whitney Houston is the debut studio album by American contemporary R&B and pop singer Whitney Houston.

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Albums 150-14110

Albums 140-13110

Albums 130-12110

Albums 121-11110

Albums 110-10110

Albums 100-9110

Albums 90-8110

Albums 80-7110

Albums 70-6110

Albums 60-5110

Albums 50-4110

Albums 40-3110

Albums 30-2110

Albums 20-1110

Albums 10-110

Artists145

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