220 IWD 2023

Our contribution to International Women’s Day, and fortunately this time we were able to have Root Beer host it, as we do whenever possible.

Some old favourites, and some new tracks too, all performed by women, in most cases written by women and about women.

Title Artists Album Year
Whatever Lola Wants Ella Fitzgerald Ella In Japan: ‘S Wonderful (1964) 2011
You’re So Vain Carly Simon No Secrets 1972
The Funky Flunky Barbara Thompson Barbara Thompson’s Jubiaba 1978
So Far Away Carole KingTitle Tapestry 1971
Angie Baby Helen Reddy Free and Easy 1974
Behind the Wall Tracy Chapman Tracy Chapman 1988
Both Sides, Now Joni Mitchell Clouds 1969
Coyote Joni Mitchell Shadows and Light 1980
Water With The Wine Joan Armatrading Joan Armatrading 1976
Black Horse And The Cherry Tree K.T. Tunstall live performance, Later 2004
The Fiddle And The Drum June Tabor Abyssinians 1983
From a Distance Nanci Griffith One Fair Summer Evening 1988
In The Country Way Laura Nyro New York Tendaberry 1969
Woman’s World Cher Woman’s World – Single 2012
Ready For The Good Life Paloma Faith Jools Hootenanny 2014 2014
King Florence + the Machine Dance Fever 2022
Respect Aretha Franklin I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You 1967
Sisters Are Doin It for Themselves Eurythmics + Aretha Franklin Be Yourself Tonight [2018 remastered] 2018
Shaking The Tree Peter Gabriel/Paula Cole Secret World Live 1994
I Am Woman Helen Reddy I Don’t Know How To Love Him 1971