We lost another amazing female musician this week. Phoebe Snow, folk guitarist, vocalist, and prolific composer, died on 04/26/11 from complications stemming from a brain hemorrhage. With smooth, mellow hits, her greatest exposure came from her song “Poetry Man” in 1975.
Strum on Sister!
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Check out the latest women in music news from the interwebs. These are just some of the articles that I have come across today. However! Do not fret! Look to your right, ——–> …… ok now scroll down a bit, and you will now see an RSS reader which lists articles featuring female musicians. Because so much news comes my way, I figured I would pull out 10 articles or so a week and post a blog entry, and the others you can read on the right hand side of your screen. The reader only lists the 20 most recent articles, so please check back frequently for the newest items. But, if you just can’t get enough women in music news, just click the little orange RSS icon next to “Latest News” and you can syndicate the news that I do! Awesome!
Norah Jones & Dolly Parton collaboration? Maybe! via Paste.
Susan Boyle’s album hits number 1 in the UK via Billboard.
Best Coast brings you a holiday tune ‘Got Something For You” for Target via Exclaim.
Wild Flag is going on tour with punk rock awesomeness via Pitchfork.
KT Tunstall is back and is releasing her third album “Tiger Suit” via NPR.
La Sera announce debut album filled with dreamy old-school pop tunes via Exclaim.
Check out a review of the latest release by The Pipettes “Earth vs. the Pipettes” via SPIN.
Bitchtapes covers the ladies of country music via Bitch Magazine.
Catch up with Liz Phair and her 3 part interview with Filter Magazine.
Loretta Lynn‘s come along way since “The Pill” but hasn’t lost any of her conviction via NPR.
New Avril Lavigne album soon….if her record label quits with the BS via Billboard.
Janelle Monae performs for Minnesota Public Radio “The Current” and tears it up via NPR.
Listen to the new Ladytron track “Ace of Hz” via Pitchfork.
Reba McEntire….Country Queen influences a new generation of female country artists via Seattle Times.
In the news:
New Mariah Carey Holiday Album “Merry Christmas II You” via Rolling Stone.
Robyn is to perform at this year’s Nobel Peace Prize concert On December 11 via Pitchfork.
Taylor Swift’s new album is set to break records it’s opening week via Rolling Stone.
Rihanna & Katy Perry collaboration is in the works via MTV.
Amy Lee & Evanescence set to release new album which may be a surprise to some via SPIN.
Interview with Kelly Zirbes via Go Girls Music.
Beyonce to host her second Thanksgiving Special on ABC via Billboard.
It’s On! Garbage has reunited and is putting out a new album! via Filter Magazine.
What’s it like to be a woman in Jazz? Well, let these nine women tell you via NPR.
Amy Winehouse cover’s Lesley Gore’s “It’s My Party” via SPIN.
University of South Carolina is offering a college course on Lady Gaga & The Sociology of Fame! Ha, I thought of this over a year ago! via NME.