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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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Boom Box: Greatest albums made by women
  –  August 20, 2017
DALLAS --It's time to give just the ladies some shine! A list of 150 of the greatest albums made by women was recently compiled by women across NPR and public radio. Now this list, consisting of albums from 1964 to today, rethinks music and places women at ...
Forebears: The Mercurial And Majestic Dinah Washington
  –  August 19, 2017
This essay is one in a series celebrating women whose major contributions in recording occurred before the time frame of NPR Music’s list of 150 Greatest Albums Made By Women. What a Diff’rence a Day Makes, released in 1959, was her biggest record ...
Forebears: The Endearing Grace Of Lena Horne
  –  August 16, 2017
This essay is one in a series celebrating women whose major contributions in recording occurred before the time frame of NPR Music's list of 150 Greatest Albums Made By Women. While these films continue to introduce her to new generations to this day ...
Legendary rocker Ann Wilson to perform at Lockn'
  –  August 18, 2017
“With ‘Dreamboat Annie,’ the sisters Wilson launched themselves into a stardom that would not be without sexist backlash,” Marissa Lorusso wrote this summer for NPR Music’s list of “The 150 Greatest Albums Made By Women.” “But in the ...
With An Avant-Rock Reimagining Of ‘Blue,’ Arc Iris Reveals A New Joni Mitchell
  –  August 16, 2017
Just last month, it earned the number one spot on NPR’s list of the 150 Greatest Albums Made By Women. Thanks to Mitchell’s poetic and bracingly personal lyrics, “Blue” has come to exemplify the much-contested subgenre of confessional songwriting.
feels like a new music is a'bornin'
  –  August 11, 2017
Listening to the "All Songs Considered" podcast re: the 150 greatest albums made by women was another catalyst. (Check it out here @ http://www.npr.org/2017/07/24/538387823/turning-the-tables-150-greatest-albums-made-by-women) To paraphrase Jean Vanier ...
The Daily Chord Weekly Recap – Friday, July 28
  –  August 11, 2017
In a busy July week, “The 150 Greatest Albums Made By Women” list started countless conversations. Other topics linked in the Daily Chord include Quincy Jones, SoundCloud, Lilith Fair and the iPod Shuffle. Click through our weekly review here ...
The 150 Greatest Albums Made By Women – No, Bette Is Not On The List But I Talk About It
  –  August 3, 2017
Mister D: No, Bette Midler is not on this list at all, but I’m putting this up anyway, so you can see how she was slighted. The album missing is “The Divine Miss M, ” considered a groundbreaking album upon it’s release. Not only did it introduce us ...
My 2 cents: A list worthy of debate
  –  August 2, 2017
On July 24 it came out with the "150 greatest albums made by women," a countdown of records spanning more than 50 years and a variety of genres: rock, folk, jazz, hip-hop and soul. OBLIGATORY TAYLOR SWIFT MENTION: The Wyomissing native did make the list ...
How NPR put together that epic list of the 150 greatest albums made by women
  –  July 31, 2017
Last week, NPR took the first major step in reimagining the music landscape in a way that orients the last 63 years of pop music history into a “new canon,” as Ann Powers, the editor behind the ambitious project, puts it, that places a fresh focus on ...
Randy Erickson: Musical canon lists blow me away
  –  July 28, 2017
I have been an avid consumer and lover of music my whole life but not an overall expert, and I feel like something less of an expert this week after National Public Radio offered “Turning the Tables: The 150 Greatest Albums Made by Women.” The list ...
The Problem with NPR’s ‘150 Greatest Albums Made by Women’ List
  –  July 27, 2017
Source: The Stranger. NPR recently published a list of the 150 greatest albums made by women, and of course, some parties took issue. Here, the Stranger provides a list of its own that includes Annette Peacock, Julie Tippetts, Sarah Davachi, Éliane ...
NPR: The 150 Greatest Albums Made By Women
  –  July 27, 2017
NPR – the famous producer of radio content in the USA – chose ‘Control’ as one of the best albums ever made by women. All the content on JANET.br was developed and edited by our team. Everything you'll find here is product of extensive research on ...
The 150 Greatest Albums Made By Women
  –  July 26, 2017
Mercedes Sosa was known as the “voice for the voiceless.” With her deep alto voice, La Negra (as she was often called, because of her black hair and mestizo indigenous roots) popularized the socially conscious “nueva cancion” or new song movement ...
Kid Rock's 'Rock N Roll Jesus' named worst album by a man, according to Jezebel
  –  July 26, 2017
After NPR released a massive list entitled "Turning The Tables: The 150 Greatest Albums Made By Women" (which features many Detroit artists like Aretha Franklin and Diana Ross), the wonderful souls at Jezebel turned the table again and made an even better ...
150 More Great Albums Made By Women
  –  July 24, 2017
We love the list NPR published today, "The 150 Greatest Albums Made By Women.” It’s comprehensive and genre-spanning, and the idea of rewriting the historical music canon is one we’re very here for. But then we realized Rihanna wasn’t on there.
Today's read
  –  July 24, 2017
NPR presents The 150 Greatest Albums Made By Women since 1964: 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 …
The 150 Greatest Albums Made By Women
  –  July 24, 2017
Miranda Lambert had been releasing albums made with a cultivated circle of collaborators — producer Frank Liddell, songwriters Ashley Monroe and Natalie Hemby, among others — for roughly a decade by 2014, and had long since become one of country music ...
The 150 Greatest Albums Made By Women
  –  July 24, 2017
Teena Marie's debut album, Wild and Peaceful, couldn't have had a more accurate title. Released in 1979 and largely composed by her longtime collaborator Rick James, the album bounced between moods and moments that represented either end of the emotional ...
The 150 Greatest Albums Made By Women
  –  July 24, 2017
The word most often used to describe this debut — the crowning achievement of hard rock in the era of punk--is "perfect." Chrissie Hynde made it that way: Raised in the rock and roll wellspring of Cleveland, Ohio, she'd moved to London at age 22 and ...
How Houston and Texas fared on NPR's 'Greatest albums made by women'
  –  July 24, 2017
Everybody does them. Everybody loves them. Everybody hates them. This week's is provided by NPR, which offers the 150 greatest albums made by women. "This list, of the greatest albums made by women between 1964 and the present, is an intervention ...
The 150 Greatest Albums Made By Women
  –  July 24, 2017
Shakira crowd surfs during a performance at the 2002 MTV Video Music Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. Scott Gries/Getty Images hide caption Shakira crowd surfs during a performance at the 2002 MTV Video Music Awards at Radio City Music ...
Blue reigns
  –  July 24, 2017
Joni's "Blue" album made Number One in National Public Radio's "The 150 Greatest Albums Made By Women". Hejira was the only other Joni album to make the cut. This list was accompanied by another article entitled In Pop Music, Women Belong At The Center Of ...
The 150 Greatest Albums Made By Women
  –  July 24, 2017
Buffy Sainte-Marie, who was born into the Cree Tribe in Canada, released her debut album, It's My Way! in 1964. The cover photo showed Sainte-Marie herself with a mouth bow — an image that was at once foreign, innocent, and intense, and a mere ...
"The 150 Greatest Albums Made By Women"
  –  July 24, 2017
I know why ...Baby One More Time is there but imagine that being the only Britney album you own. At least Autumn Goodbye might get a new generation of fans from the promo. Click to expand... It does make me wonder WHO chose it, though - like, if you're ...
The 150 Greatest Albums Made By Women
  –  July 24, 2017
NPR’s list of the greatest albums made by women, from 1964 to the present. (Image credit: Bennett Raglin/Getty Images for 2017 ESSENCE Festival) http://www.npr.org/2017/07/24/538386562/turning-the-tables-150-greatest-albums-made-by-women-page-2?utm ...
The 150 Greatest Albums Made By Women
  –  July 24, 2017
The sunshine-y MTV world of the '80s was made for , four talented women from L.A. who brought the girl-group harmonies of the '50sWe couldn't have asked for anything better than the slick production, well-crafted songs and hooky choruses on their first ...
The 150 Greatest Albums Made By Women
  –  July 24, 2017
At a time when the music industry was increasingly plagued by piracy and saw rapid declines in album sales, the debut album by a twenty-something old soul (who also happened to be a sitar master's daughter) was an unlikely success story. Norah Jones's ...
NPR: The 150 Greatest Albums Made By Women
  –  July 24, 2017
Thoughts. Top spot is correct. I'm going to ignore Beyonce here, anyone who knows anything knows she doesn't belong there, above those greats? Sacrilege! Kate Bush should be top ten, top five, top three, many peoples number one. That's just a joke.
 
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