Episode 8: Life Changing Music, and the Women it Inspired

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

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