American Women -- Music and musicians

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AZ0014 A Visit with Annea Lockwood / with interview by Charles Amirkhanian.

One of the most remarkable avant-garde composers in the world is Annea Lockwood, who was born in...

Glass concert., Amirkhanian, Charles., Lockwood, Annea, 1939-, Women composers., Avant garde music., Visit with Annea Lockwood / with interview by Charles Amirkhanian.**A, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, Sept. 6, 1972.
AZ0022 Timpanist Elayne Jones / produced by Charles Amirkhanian.

Charles Amirkhanian interviews timpanist Elayne Jones. She discusses her career, the problems...

Jones, Elayne, Timpanists, Women musicians., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, African American women musicians KPFA, May 12, 1976.
AZ0078 Got the blues / produced by Avotcja Jiltonilro y Fasanmi

"Got the Blues" is the story of rape, robbery and big big business. "Got the...

Avotcja., Rhodes, Sonny., Burris, J.C., 1928-, Sharriff, Omar, 1938-2012, Williams, Mary Lou, 1910-1981, Thornton, Big Mama, Musicians., Record industry and trade., Blues (Songs, etc.)., Got the blues / produced by Avotcja Jiltonilro y Fasanmi., Women blues musicians, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 19 May 1977
AZ0080 Mary Lou Williams at Keystone Korner / produced by Joan Medlin

Mary Lou Williams Trio recorded at the Keystone Korner, with Eddie Marshall on drums, Larry...

Gales, Larry, Williams, Mary Lou, 1910-1981, Marshall, Eddie., Women musicians., Jazz music., Mary Lou Williams at Keystone Korner / produced by Joan Medlin., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, May 2, 1977.
AZ0109 Hedy West / produced by Joan Medlin.

Hedy West presents songs by and about women, beginning with two of her own, and including many...

Medlin, Joan., Women composers., Women musicians., Folk music., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, Mar. 8, 1977.
AZ0110 Katrina Krimsky / produced by Susan Sailow

This episode features the music of Katrina Krimsky, a Bay Area composer, musician, and teacher....

Krimsky, Katrina., Women composers., Women musicians., Katrina Krimsky / produced by Susan Sailow., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, July 2, 1977
AZ0111 Janice Giteck / produced by April McMahon

This program features an interview with American Composer Janice Giteck and selections from her...

Giteck, Janice, 1946-, Women composers., Cocteau, Jean, 1889-1963., Tohono O'odham Indians -- Fiction, Pima Indians -- Folklore, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, July 31, 1976
AZ0112 The music of Margaret Fabrizio and Elinor Armer / produced by April McMahon (Episode 29)

This episode of Focus on Women Composers features harpsichord music composed by Margaret...

Armer, Elinor., Fabrizio, Margaret, Women musicians., Women composers., Cummings, E. E. (Edward Estlin), 1894-1962, Donne, John, 1572-1631., Harpsichord music, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Music for meditation KPFA, January 22, 1977
AZ0113 The Elizabethan Trio in performance / produced by April McMahon (Episode 24)

This episode of Focus On Women Composers presents the Elizabethan Trio, a Bay Area group which...

Women composers., Women musicians., Armer, Elinor., Bartlet, John, active 1606-1610, Caccini, Francesca, 1587-approximately 1640, Jacquet de La Guerre, Elisabeth-Claude, 1665-1729, Strozzi, Barbara, 1619-1677, Chudleigh, Mary Lee, Lady, 1656-1710, Cummings, E.E. (Edward Estlin), 1894-1962., Donne, John, 1572-1631., Pembroke, Mary Sidney Herbert, Countess of, 1561-1621, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Elizabethan Trio KPFA, December 4, 1976
AZ0137 Esther Phillips : an interview by Angela Davis / produced by Stephanie Allen and Angela Davis.

Soul and blues singer Esther Phillips (1935-1984) talks with activist Angela Davis (1944 - )...

Davis, Angela Y. (Angela Yvonne), 1944-, Philips, Esther., Jazz musicians., Women entertainers -- United States., Women musicians -- United States., Musicians, Black., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, Nov. 7, 1977.
AZ0146 Carmen McRae / interviewed by Angela Davis.

Jazz singer, composer and actress Carmen McRae (1920 - 1994) talks with activist Angela Davis (...

McRae, Carmen., Women musicians., Performing arts -- United States., Jazz music., Parker, Charlie, 1920-1955., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, Jan. 16, 1978.
AZ0154 Tribute to Malvina Reynolds / produced by Ed Schoenfeld.

This is a program of music and reflections produced at KPFA by Ed Schoenfeld on the night of...

Women folk musicians, Women musicians., Folk music., Radicalism -- Songs and music., Reynolds, Malvina., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, March 17, 1978
AZ0226 Faith Petric sings folk songs / produced by Ed Schoenfeld.

Faith Petric (September 13, 1915-October 24, 2013) sings folk songs written by other musicians...

Petric, Faith., Folk-songs., Women musicians., Radicalism -- Songs and music., Women folk musicians, San Francisco Folk Music Club, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, circa 1976
AZ0228 Ruthie Gorton sings her own songs / produced by Ed Schoenfeld

Ruthie Gorton is a Los Angeles based "movement singer" who has performed around the...

Gorton, Ruthie., Schoenfeld, Ed., Political ballads and songs., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Women musicians -- United States. KPFA, March 25, 1977
AZ0298 Red crystal : Sheli Nan / interviewed by Susan Sailow

Sheli Nan is an exceptional composer in the classical/jazz field. Her pieces reflect great...

Nan, Sheli., Jazz music., Women composers., Red crystal : Sheli Nan / interviewed by Susan Sailow., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, Sept. 5, 1978.
AZ0299 Rickie Lee Jones / by Susan Sailow

Susan Sailow talks about Rickie Lee Jones' life and music. Program features her eponymous...

Jones, Rickie Lee, Women musicians., Rock music., Women composers., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, June 23, 1979
AZ0431 Peggy Seeger at KPFA / produced by Susan Kernes

Peggy Seeger visited KPFA and talked about performing, writing music, why she doesn't call...

Seeger, Peggy, 1935-, Women folk musicians, Women composers., Women musicians., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, December 22, 1979; January 6, 1981; October 28, 1981
AZ0447 Healing sounds and Lifting off, learning how to fly / by Joanna Brouk and Maggi Payne

Two musical works: one composed for use in hospitals, one for Peter Pan theme. 1. Piano: Healing...

Brouk, Joanna, 1949, Women musicians., Sound -- Psychological effect, Mind and body therapies, Sound -- Physiological effect, Payne, Maggi, Healing music, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Healing KPFA, 1980?
AZ0450 The energy will flow: antinuclear music by women / produced by Susan Kernes and Kori Kody

This program presents music by activist women working in the anti-nuclear/safe energy movement....

Near, Holly., Morris, Ede., Wolf, Kate., Grasberg, Lynn., Darthwaite, Tisha., Political ballads and songs., Antinuclear movement, Women musicians., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Women With Wings KPFA, September 15, 1979
AZ0614 An evening of music with Linda Tillery, June Millington, and Mary Watkins

On August 9, 1981, musicians Linda Tillary (vocalist), June Millington of the rock band "...

Tillery, Linda., Millington, June., Watkins, Mary, Women musicians., Evening with Linda Tillery, June Millington, and Mary Watkins.**An, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, October 11, 1981.
AZ0615 A Joyful noise: Ana Perez in concert

This is a performance by one of the Bay Area's most talented feminist composer/performers,...

Women musicians., Perez, Ana, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, November 6, 1972
AZ0642.04 Majority report, February 18, 1982: Shirley Chisholm and Maya Angelou #1

Sherry Krynski and Ginny Z. Berson host Majority Report for February 18, 1982. Segments: 1. News...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Chisholm, Shirley, 1924-2005, Angelou, Maya, Anderson, Marian, 1897-1993, Tonella, Karla., Krynski, Sherry, Berson, Ginny Z., Radio news programs KPFA, February 18, 1982
AZ0642.10 Majority report, November 18, 1982: Schlafly v. English, Olivia's 10th Birthday, Update on Silkwood, Planetary conjunction

Marci Lockwood and Ginny Z. Berson host Majority Report, November 18, 1982. Segments: 1. News...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Lockwood, Marci, Berson, Ginny Z., Schlafly, Phyllis, English, Deirdre, Randall, Julia., Rowland, Betty, Dlugacz, Judy, Olivia Records, Inc., Sundheim, Karen., Tucker, Kitty, Silkwood, Karen, 1946-1974., Robertson, Jean., Hill, Judith, Silver, Tosha, Radio news programs KPFA, Nov. 18, 1982
AZ0642.11 Majority report, December 2, 1982: Tina Fishman, Bay Area women in music

Reyna Cowan and Pam Scola host Majority Report, December 2, 1982. Segments: 1. News wrap-up -- 2...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Cowan, Reyna., Scola, Pam., Lockwood, Marci, Merryfield, Roxanne., Rogers, Gaynell Toler, Radio news programs KPFA, Dec. 2, 1982
AZ0780 Interview with Judy Mowatt / produced by Sue Supriano.

In Jamaica 1982, Sue Supriano interviewed Judy Mowatt, singer who was one of the "I-Threes...

Supriano, Sue., Women singers -- Personal narratives., Black singers -- Personal narratives., Marley, Bob, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 1982?
AZ0978 Malvina Reynolds: I'd rather say it myself singing / narrated by Nancy Schimmel; produced by Susan Kernes

A tribute to singer-songwriter Malvina Reynolds (1900-1978). The program is comprised of a...

Reynolds, Malvina., Schimmel, Nancy., Seeger, Pete, 1919-2014, Experimental music., Socialism and youth -- Personal narratives., Women musicians -- Personal narratives., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, June 19, 1982
AZ1008 Laurie Anderson on her music / interviewed by Charles Amirkhanian

Noted experimental musician Laurie Anderson discusses her music, the development of ideas, and...

Anderson, Laurie, 1947-, Musicians -- Personal narratives., Experimental music., Amirkhanian, Charles., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 11 Mar. 1979. Probably first broadcast April 7 or 8, 1979.
AZ1064 Ode To Gravity| The Music Of Germaine Tailleferre

Ode To Gravity| The Music Of Germaine Tailleferre| Produced by KPFK and Amirkhanian| Recorded on...

Tailleferre, Germaine., Amirkhanian, Charles., Women composers., Groupe des six (Group of composers), American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, March 19, 1975
AZ1071 Malvina Reynolds and Bill Schechner

Malvina Reynolds, folksinger, plays her songs live in studio for Bill Schechner and audience....

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Reynolds, Malvina., Schechner, Bill., Women singers, Women musicians. WBAI, July 19, 1973
AZ1114 A tribute to Madame Florence Foster Jenkins

A tribute to the satirical singing and recording art of Madame Florence Foster Jenkins (1868 -...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Jenkins, Florence Foster, 1868-1944, McMoon, Cosme, Sopranos (Singers), Women singers -- United States -- Biography KPFA, December 9, 1973
AZ1132.01 Focus on Women Composers Overview, May 8, 1976 (Episode 1)

Presentation of women composers of all musical periods. Presented by Renee Roatcap, April...

Women composers., Women musicians., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Anne Boleyn, Queen, consort of Henry VIII, King of England, 1507-1536, Schumann, Clara, 1819-1896, Tailleferre, Germaine., Boulanger, Lili, 1893-1918, Beach, H. H. A., Mrs., 1867-1944, Dlugoszewski, Lucia, 1931-2000 KPFA, May 8, 1976
AZ1132.03 Focus on Women Composers: Renaissance through late Baroque, June 5, 1976 (Episode 3)

The first in a series of four episodes of "Focus on Women Composers" providing a...

Women composers., Women musicians., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Wilhelmine, Margravine, consort of Friedrich, Margrave of Bayreuth, 1709-1758, Anne Boleyn, Queen, consort of Henry VIII, King of England, 1507-1536, Caccini, Francesca, 1587-approximately 1640, Jacquet de La Guerre, Elisabeth-Claude, 1665-1729, Anna Amalia, Duchess of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, 1739-1807 KPFA, June 5, 1976
AZ1132.05 Focus on Women Composers: Neo-Romantic Through 12 Tone, June 19, 1976 (Episode 5)

Presentation of women composers of all musical periods. Presented by Renee Roatcap, Elizabeth...

Women composers., Women musicians., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Harkness, Rebekah West, -1982, Tailleferre, Germaine., Gideon, Miriam, 1906-1996 KPFA, June 19, 1976
AZ1132.07 Focus on Women Composers: Music to soothe and refresh, July 10, 1976 (Episode 7)

Presentation of women composers of all musical periods. Presented by Susan Sailow, and Fleur...

Women composers., Women musicians., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Brouk, Joanna, 1949, Krimsky, Katrina., Shaw, Woody KPFA, July 10, 1976
AZ1132.08 Focus on Women Composers: Choral music, July 17, 1976 (Episode 8)

Presentation of women composers of all musical periods. This episode focuses on choral music by...

Women composers., Women musicians., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Bley, Carla, Talma, Louise, 1906-1996, Warren, Elinor Remick, 1900-1991 KPFA, July 17, 1976
AZ1132.09 Los Angeles Symposium of Women Composers, July 24, 1976 (Episode 9)

Presentation of women composers of all musical periods. Tapes from women composers affiliated...

Women composers., Women musicians., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Rubin, Anna, 1946-, Greenwald, Jan, 1952-, Vierk, Lois V., Palmer, Susan, Lovelace, Carey KPFA, July 24, 1976
AZ1132.13 Composer Grażyna Bacewicz (Episode 13)

A program exploring the work of Polish composer and violinist Grażyna Bacewicz (1909 - 1969)....

Women composers., Women musicians., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Bacewicz, Grażyna KPFA, August 28, 1976
AZ1132.16 Elayne Jones, timpanist (Episode 16)

An interview with timpanist, percussionist and teacher Elayne Jones, a Black woman with...

Women composers., Women musicians., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Jones, Elayne KPFA, September 18, 1976
AZ1132.17 Composer Miriam Gideon (Episode 17)

Program devoted to the music of American Jewish composer Miriam Gideon (1906 - 1996) in honor of...

Women composers., Women musicians., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Gideon, Miriam, 1906-1996 KPFA, September 25, 1976
AZ1132.19 Focus on Women Composers: Electronic composers (Episode 19)

A program of electronic music composed by women composers. Presented by Virginia Kosanovic,...

Women composers., Women musicians., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, White, Ruth S., 1925-, Witkin, Beatrice, Smiley, Pril, 1943-, McLean, Priscilla. KPFA, October 30, 1976
AZ1132.20 Lois Ann Thomas / produced by Joan Medlin (Episode 20)

Feminist folksinger and composer Lois Ann Thomas has long been performing her music for the...

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Previously cataloged as AZ0108.

Thomas, Lois Ann., Folk music., Women composers., Women musicians., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, May 21, 1977
AZ1132.21 Singer Bessie Smith (Episode 21)

A program about blues singer Bessie Smith (1894 - 1937), with many examples of her music and...

Women composers., Women musicians., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Smith, Bessie. KPFA, November 13, 1976
AZ1132.22 Composer Megan Roberts (Episode 22)

Interview with Bay Area-based composer and video artist Megan Roberts. Produced and presented by...

Women composers., Women musicians., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Roberts, Megan, 1952- KPFA, November 20, 1976
AZ1132.23 Focus on Women Composers: Percussion music (Episode 23)

Program highlighting the work of women percussionists. Produced and presented by Virginia...

Women composers., Women musicians., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Ptaszyńska, Marta, Kolb, Barbara, Perry, Julia, 1924-1979 KPFA, November 27, 1976
AZ1132.27 Focus on Women Composers: Some Women in Rock (Episode 27)

A program highlighting women composers in the field of rock music. Produced and presented by...

Women composers., Women musicians., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Nicks, Stevie, Dunlop, Sara Ellen, 1936-1978, Millington, June., Millington, Jean, Joplin, Janis, McIlwaine, Ellen, Rubino, Virginia, McVie, Christine, Greenwich, Ellie, McCartney, Linda, LaBostrie, Dorothy, 1928-2007, Laflamme, Linda KPFA, January 8, 1977
AZ1132.31 Focus on Women Composers: Women in College Music (Episode 31)

Program exploring the American college music environment in which many composers find themselves...

Women composers., Women musicians., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Musgrave, Thea, Fine, Vivian, 1913-2000, Oliveros, Pauline, 1932- KPFA, February 5, 1977
AZ1132.32 Composer Frankie Mann (Episode 32)

A program exploring the work of Bay Area-based electronic composer Frankie Mann. Produced and...

Women composers., Women musicians., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Mann, Frankie, 1955- KPFA, February 12, 1977
AZ1132.39 Composer Marta Ptaszyńska (Episode 39)

A program focusing on the work of Polish-born contemporary composer and percussionist Marta...

Women composers., Women musicians., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Ptaszyńska, Marta KPFA, January 14, 1978
AZ1132.43 Focus on Women Composers: A selection of tapes collected recently (Episode 43)

A program featuring tapes of women composers recently collected by Susan Sailow. Produced and...

Women composers., Women musicians., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Cuniberti, Janet, Schonthal, Ruth, Silbert, Linda KPFA, June 4, 1977
AZ1132.44 Composer Martha Dee (Episode 44)

A program highlighting the work of composer Martha Dee, featuring recordings from a live concert...

Women composers., Women musicians., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Dee, Martha KPFA, June 11, 1977
AZ1132.50 Composer and pianist Michele Rosewoman (Episode 50)

A program featuring Bay Area-based composer and pianist Michele Rosewoman. Produced and...

Women composers., Women musicians., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Rosewoman, Michele KPFA, July 23, 1977
AZ1132.55 Focus on Women Composers: Contemporary Collage (Episode 55)

A program focusing on contemporary collage works by women composers. Produced and master by...

Women composers., Women musicians., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Hawley, Carolyn Bowen, 1934-, Anderson, Beth, 1950-, Danielson, Janet, Ciani, Suzanne., Fontyn, Jacqueline KPFA, September 10, 1977
AZ1132.59 Focus on Women Composers: Contemporary Women Composers (Episode 59)

The last in a series of four programs surveying compositions by women from the Renaissance to...

Women composers., Women musicians., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Perry, Julia, 1924-1979, Mamlok, Ursula, Musgrave, Thea KPFA, November 26, 1977
AZ1148 Night of the Virgin Shark: Didi Favreau / produced by Charles Amirkhanian

Charles Amirkhanian plays experimental works by members of his class at U.C. Extension, San...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Favreau, Didi, Bridges, Kiki, Experimental music., Amirkhanian, Charles. KPFA, November 4, 1971
AZ1343 Benefit for women library workers / Malvina Reynolds and Margie Adam

Malvina Reynolds and Margie Adam perform at a benefit for Women Library Workers. Recorded at...

Reynolds, Malvina., Adam, Margie., Women musicians -- United States., Women Library Workers (U.S.), Glide Memorial United Methodist Church (San Francisco, Calif.), American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, Aug. 1, 1977.
AZ1655 Interview with Meg Christian by Nancy Guinn

Nancy Guinn interviews musician Meg Christian in mid-July 1981, just after recording her new...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Christian, Meg, Women musicians -- United States., Lesbian musicians, Women's music KPFA, August 15, 1981
AZ1656 Berkeley Women's Music Collective, BeBe K'Roche, and Rose Bubbling

Unlearning to Not Speak, Sisterhood Sounds Good. Bay Area women musicians live in our studio...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Unlearning to Not Speak collective., Berkeley Women's Music Collective, Be Be K'Roche (Musical group), Women musicians., Women's music KPFA, November 19, 1974
AZ1657 Gwen Avery performing at KPFA

Gospel and blues singer Gwen Avery (1943 - 2014) performs in KPFA's Studio B on January 30...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Avery, Gwen, 1915-2001, African American women musicians, Blues (Songs, etc.), Women's music, Women musicians. KPFA, January 30, 1977
AZ1658 Helen Hooke's Band plays live on Mother's Day

Helen Hooke's Band plays live on Mother's Day, year and venue unknown. You Dream My...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Hooke, Helen, Scalfi, Sindy, Women musicians. KPFA, date unknown
AZ1664 Flying Lesbians

A copy of the German band Flying Lesbians' self-titled album from 1975 (Frauen Offensive)....

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Women musicians--Germany., Lesbian musicians, Women's music KPFA, ca. 1975
AZ1665 San Francisco Women's Music Festival, 1974

Recordings from the 1974 San Francisco Women's Music Festival, recorded at the First...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Women's music, Women's music festivals, Unlearning to Not Speak collective., Petric, Faith., Reynolds, Malvina., Tannen, Holly., Sorrels, Rosalie. KPFA, February 4, 1974
AZ1666.01 International League of Women Composers: String quartets (Episode 1 of 2)

First of two episodes of a series called "Expressions", produced by the International...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Zwilich, Ellen Taaffe, 1939-, Coates, Gloria, Silsbee, Ann, Women composers., Women musicians., String quartets KPFA, August 16, 1980
AZ1666.02 International League of Women Composers: String quartets (Episode 2 of 2)

First of two episodes of a series called "Expressions", produced by the International...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Women composers., Women musicians., String quartets, Schonthal, Ruth, Richter, Marga, Orenstein, Joyce Ellin, Tucker, Tui St. George, 1924-2004 KPFA, January 10, 1981
AZ1667 The Rubber Band performs Falling Spaces and Wild Women Don't Get the Blues

The Rubber Band performs "Falling Spaces" by Carolyn Brandy and "Wild Women Don...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Brandy, Carolyn, Rosewoman, Michele, Lipson, Annette, Wilson, Marie, Women musicians., Women blues musicians KPFA, ca. November 1976
AZ1670 Jean Ritchie in concert (Part 1 only)

Jean Ritchie performs folk music in concert at Freight and Salvage in Berkeley, California,...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Ritchie, Jean., Women musicians., Folk music -- United States KPFA, June 14, 1972
AZ1671 Teresa Trull live at the West Coast Women's Music Festival (year unknown)

Teresa Trull performing at the West Coast Women's Music Festival, September 13-16, 198?....

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Trull, Teresa., Women musicians. KPFA, 198-
AZ1674.01 Lois Ann Thomas live at Bishop's Coffeehouse

Lois Ann Thomas singing and playing at the Bishop's Coffeehouse in Oakland, California...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Thomas, Lois Ann., Women musicians. KPFA, September 6, 1976
AZ1674.02 The Berkeley Women's Music Collective

The Berkeley Women's Music Collective in concert, recorded Winter 1975. Members of the...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Berkeley Women's Music Collective, Women's music, Women musicians. KPFA, November 22, 1976
AZ1675.01 Lesbian Express: Live music show

Aircheck of a live music edition of Lesbian Express, from September 1973. Contents (Reel 1): 1....

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Women musicians., Lesbian musicians KPFA, September 17, 1973
AZ1675.03 Lesbian Express: Sweet Chariot interview

Sweet Chariot is a women's rock band from the Bay Area who play funk, blues, rock and soul...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Women musicians., Funk (Music) KPFA, March 23, 1975
AZ1679 Joanna Brouk / Conch Shell: the Sea at Sunset (1973)

Joanna Brouk: Conch Shell: The Sea at Sunset (1973). Joanna Brouk was born in 1949 in St. Louis...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Brouk, Joanna, 1949, New Age music KPFA, ca. August 8, 1973
AZ1687 Meg Christian performs at Inez Garcia benefit concert (Parts 1 and 3 of 3)

Meg Christian performs at a benefit concert on June 10, 1976 to raise money for Inez Garcia, who...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Christian, Meg, Garcia, Inez, Women's music, Women musicians. KPFA, ca. June 10, 1976
AZ1689.02 Women's News: April 15, 1976

Raw outtakes and heads from an unidentified woman musician performing at KPFA. Box description...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Women musicians. KPFA, April 15, 1976
AZ1691 The music of Witchazel

The music of Witchazel, a Portland, Oregon women's band. Members are: Robin Flower, Mary...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Women musicians. KPFA, 1976
AZ1692 Berkeley/Oakland Women's Chorus live at the Working Women's Conference

Excerpt from a Berkeley/Oakland Women's Chorus performance at the Working Women's...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Women musicians., Women's music KPFA, 1973?
AZ1693 Meg Christian and Holly Near in concert (Part 5?)

Meg Christian and Holly Near in concert, venue unknown, November 6, 1976. Two songs are...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Near, Holly., Christian, Meg, Women musicians. KPFA, ca. 1976
AZ1697 The Berkeley Women's Music Collective, June 10, 1976

The Berkeley Women's Music Collective perform in San Francisco, June 10, 1976, venue...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Berkeley Women's Music Collective, Women's music, Women musicians. KPFA, ca. June 10, 1976
AZ1762 Interview with cellist Eva Heinitz / by Will Ogdon

Cellist Eva Heinitz (1907-2000) is interviewed by Will Ogdon of KPFA about playing the cello and...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Women musicians., Heinitz, Eva, CLASSICAL MUSIC, MUSIC MUSIC, CLASSICAL, Cellists KPFA, between 1963-1968 (date unknown)
BB0921 Lena Horne / interviewed by Gene De Alessi.

"Lena: a sound portrait of a multifaceted lady." Lena Horne (b. June 30, 1917; d. May...

Horne, Lena, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, African American Women, Women artists, African American women entertainers, Women singers, African Americans--Civil rights--History KPFA, 12 Apr. 1966.
BB2208 A public meeting before jail / David Harris and Joan Baez

An event featuring David Harris speaking about his pending conviction for draft resistance....

Harris, David., Baez, Joan, Draft resistance., Protests, demonstrations, vigils, etc. -- San Francisco (Calif.)., Final public meeting before jail / David Harris and Joan Baez.**The, Shurtleff, Jeffrey, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 16 July 1969.
BB3863.90 Whatever became of Hazel Scott / interviewed by Richard Lamparski.

Richard Lamparski elicits stories from African American jazz and classical pianist and singer...

Scott, Hazel, Lamparski, Richard., Biography, Entertainers., African American women jazz singers, African American women musicians, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, September 21, 1971.
BB4216 Fanny / interviews by Gina Blumenfeld

Members of the all-woman rock group Fanny discuss their origins as musicians, their influences,...

Women musicians., Rock music., Fanny (Musical group), American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, 1971.
BB4224 Crazy Ruthie / Ruthie Gorton

Songwriter and performer, Ruthie Gorton, discusses and demonstrates her songs exploring the...

Women musicians., Protest songs., Gorton, Ruthie., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, May 18, 1971
BB5182 Five great American ladies of song (Episode 3)

This is another program that Carlos Hagen has dedicated to eclecticism in music and song to show...

Women singers, Music -- American -- History and criticism., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, 31 Mar. 1971.
BC0047 Odetta / interviewed by Celestine Ware.

African American folk, blues, jazz and spirituals singer Odetta (1930-2008) discusses her life...

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Black singers -- Biography., Odetta, 1930-2008, African Americans, Women, SINGERS & SINGING, MUSIC PROGRAM, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 20 May 1971; WBAI, 27 May 1971
BC0194 Women in rock groups / produced by Linda Eldon and Judy Parker.

A production concerned with feminism in rock music and rock culture. A moving analysis of the...

Eldon, Linda., Rock music., Women musicians., Parker, Judy, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 18 July 1971; 9 Sep. 1971.
BC0436.17 Whatever became of Arlene DeMarco / interviewed by Richard Lamparski.

Richard Lamparski interviews Arlene DeMarco (1933-2013), a member of the singing group, the...

DeMarco Sisters, Entertainers -- Personal narratives., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, DeMarco, Arlene WBAI, March 14, 1972
BC0436.22 Whatever became of: the Pickens sisters / Patti Pickens interviewed by Richard Lamparski.

Interview with Patti Pickens (1914–1995) of the singing trio The Pickens Sisters. From the folio...

Pickens, Patti., Music, Popular (Songs, etc.) -- United States., Whatever became of : the Pickens sisters / interviewed by Richard Lamparski., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, August 29, 1972
BC0698 Move over Pierre Boulez

Two talks about women composers and conductors in those male dominated fields, broadcast on KPFA...

Kraft, Barbara S., Women composers., Sex discrimination against women, Move over Pierre Boulez / Varda Ullman and Barbara Kraft., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, February 16 and 23, 1972
BC0709.34 Local chamber music / featuring soprano Lucy Shelton (Part One only)

A program of local Chamber music, organized by and featuring vocalist Lucy Shelton, performed at...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Chamber music., Shelton, Lucy, Sopranos (Singers) 18 Dec. 1973
BC0709.35 Women musicians night: May 1975 (Part One only)

Women Musicians Night at the WBAI Free Music Store, May 29, 1975. Part 1 of this program...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Gardner, K. (Kay), New age (Concepts, lifestyles, etc.) -- Songs and music., Hilderley, Jeriann, 1937-, Dulcimer music., Carter, Dorothy 5 July, 1975
BC0709.36 A night of women musicians: ca. 1975 (Part One only)

A Night of Women Musicians at WBAI's Free Music Store, date unknown (ca. 1973). Host is Ms. Mark...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, CLASSICAL MUSIC, Women musicians., Renaissance music. WBAI ca. 1975 (date unconfirmed)
BC0901 A valentine from Clare Spark

A collection of songs (mostly show tunes) sung by and/or about women in love. pt.1. Twenty...

Music., Songs., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, February 14, 1972
BC0942 Men in lyrics.

Collection of songs and lyrics about women's attitudes toward men, and men's attitudes...

Music., Popular music, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 1972.
BC1040 Terry Garthwaite in concert.

Terry Garthwaite from Joy of Cooking with Fritz Kasten and David Garthwaite, in concert at the U...

Women musicians., Garthwaite, Terry., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 15 Nov. 1972.
BC1044 Birtha / produced by Judy Sherman.

Judy Sherman interviews the all-woman rock group Birtha. They discuss their origins as a band...

Women musicians., Birtha (Musical group), American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 2 Nov. 1972.
BC1070 Fanny: the all girl band

Members of the all-woman rock group Fanny discuss and play their music. The band consists of...

Rock music., Women musicians., Fanny (Musical group), American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, October 4, 1972
BC1239 Vera Johnson, herself

Vera Johnson (1920-2007), a 52-year old native Canadian folk singer (at the time of this...

Folk-songs., Women's movement, Johnson, Vera, National Women's Political Caucus (U.S.), Women folk musicians, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFT, 13 March 1973
BC1377 Roadies vs. groupies / Cherry Vanilla ; interviewed by Richard Gollance.

Cherry Vanilla (née Kathleen Dorritie), publicist for David Bowie, talks with Richard Gollance...

Gollance, Richard., Rock musicians., Bowie, David, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Cherry Vanilla KPFK, 1973.
BC1601 Hillbilly Women / Kathy Kahn ; interviewed by Nanette Rainone and Paul McIsaac.

Kathy Kahn, songwriter, singer and author of Hillbilly Women (Doubleday) sings and talks to...

McIsaac, Paul., Rainone, Nanette., Country life., Coal miners -- Appalachian Region., Women -- Appalachian Region., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 14 Oct. 1973.
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