11. Woman Power
For this episode of Night Light Radio, we dive into inspiring female musicians of all genres and eras. From Janis Joplin to St. Vincent, Tracy Chapman to Santigold, Erykah Badu to a song called "Fuccboi Salute" by Miss Eaves.
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We kick things off with Sisters Are Doin' It For Themselves from Aretha Franklin & the Eurythmics!
Can't Get Enough of Myself by Santigold, suggested for this episode by Amanda Guest, founder of BFF.fm, followed by Men Explain Things To Me by Tacocat, A Better Sun/Daughter by Rilo Kiley, Hang on Me by St. Vincent
I Am Her by Shea Diamond, Prom by SZA, Didn't Cha Know by Erykah Badu, Ritual Union by Little Dragon
Do You Want Me by Kacey Johansing, a cover of Shania Twain's That Don't Impress Me Much from HAIM, Dreams by Fleetwood Mac, and Joanne by Lady Gaga, then Tracy Chapman live with Stand by Me on the Late Show with David Letterman.
Joanne, a piano ballad from Lady Gaga about her mother's sister who died at age 19. Then we hear Tracy Chapman live at The Late Show With David Letterman with Stand By Me, and then Nina Simone's live recording of I Ain't Got No - I Got Life (from the musical production of "Hair")
Beyonce's opening from when she was live on tour, followed by her track Formation. Then Pussy Kills by Rocky Rivera, local MC, and then Fuccboi Salute from Miss Eaves, per request of feminist writer Whitney Bell. This set wraps up with Human Nature live from Madonna on her MDNA tour, and then Hard Out Here by Lily Allen.
Cynthia Lin's covers Beyonce's XO with her ukulele, followed by Beyonce's If I Were A Boy and then Beyonce covering Alanis Morissette's You Oughta Know. Then Alanis Morissette on her own song You Learn, live and unplugged. Patti Smith live with People Have The Power, and Janis Joplin, Queen of Rock n Roll, live in 1972 with Piece of My Heart.
Yoko Ono plays us out with Woman Power.