NPR’s Starter Kit for Women’s Music #MusicMonday

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So thankful to Crys Matthews at NPR for writing up this history and playlist and for encouraging folks to follow the Spotify rabbit hole!

As you begin your own personal deep dive into women’s music, I’m going to leave you with some of my lesser known favorites, many of whom are so young that they (like myself) weren’t even born when Olivia was created or when Changer dropped. Remember that the artists curated for this starter kit are just that: the start of what, I hope, will be a fulfilling journey of discovery.

Read more and listen to the playlist or play on Spotify


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