Written By Women, Covered By Men

Written By Women, Covered By Men

Mar 21, 2016

There are so many talented female songwriters out there. What’s interesting is that sometimes, a cover version of a song gets more notoriety than the original version. Here are some songs that were written by women and covered by men. There are many more songs than this playlist includes but this gives you a start to maybe start researching who wrote your...

8 Sad Girl Songs for the Lonely Hearts Club

8 Sad Girl Songs for the Lonely Hearts Club

Feb 15, 2016

Let’s face it… Valentine’s Day can be a very, very dark day for some people. Especially those in the perpetual mindset of “love will tear us apart.” And hey, if you’re recently single or extremely lonely, you don’t want to see all of the lovey dovey heart-shaped bullshit crammed down your throat surrounding this special...

Local Men Inspiration Playlist: Part 2

Local Men Inspiration Playlist: Part 2

Feb 14, 2016

As a continuation from yesterday’s Local Men Inspiration Playlist, we are happy to present Part 2. Thanks to so many great Cincinnati guys for continuing to support Women in Rock! Happy Valentine’s Day!         Andrew Jody (Barrence Whitfield & The Savages)- “Nocturnal Emissions” by Shilpa Ray “When I was...

Local Men Inspiration Playlist: Part 1

Local Men Inspiration Playlist: Part 1

Feb 13, 2016

As a follow up from our Local Ladies Inspiration Playlist in November, we have curated the same for local men in the Cincinnati music scene! These men are appreciative of and inspired by various female musicians. Here’s who moves them to make great music! Part 2 will be released on February 14, 2016.         Aaron Watkins (Commercial,...

10 Great Pop Songs from 1995-2010

10 Great Pop Songs from 1995-2010

Feb 2, 2016

While our main focus at Women in Rock is to highlight those musicians in the wild world of rock n’ roll, there are other musicians outside this genre who rock. These pop stars have made empowering and badass songs that we can relate to and recognize as songs that rock. I worked with my sister, Kirtley, to create this playlist. She is a walking encyclopedia...

5 Great Duets Featuring Kate Pierson

5 Great Duets Featuring Kate Pierson

Jan 24, 2016

    Kate Pierson of the B-52’s is pretty much always singing duets. In fact, the B-52’s are iconic for their male/female vocal team, Fred Schneider, Kate Pierson and Cindy Wilson. Kate’s sexy and strong voice reaches farther than just one band. Here are five great duets she has been a part of!     “Chop Suey”...