Host of All Songs Considered Bob Boilen’s new book, Your Song Changed My Life, interviews 35 artists about the songs that inspired them. This week, we play a few women Boilen interviewed as well as the songs that inspired them.
You’ll also hear a special treat: Weaves performed at Boilen’s release event at NPR headquarters and singer Jasmyn Burke gave a little info on a song that changed her life.
And what’s a song that changed femchord host Kate Ida’s life? You’ll have to listen to find out.
Bob Dylan – Like a Rolling Stone – Highway 61, Revisited
Lucinda Williams – Dust – The Ghosts of Highway 20
PJ Harvey – Rid of Me – Rid of Me
Sharon Van Etten – Taking Chances – Are We There
The Strokes – Last Nite – Is This It
Weaves – Hulahoop – Weaves EP
Lady Lamb – Dear Arkansas Daughter – After