Revising The Canon Of Pop Music To Put Women At Its Center (Why We Made A List Of The 150 Greatest Albums By Women)

Ann Powers: “I’m officially tired of writing about music that recognizes women when gender is the topic, but when music itself is the topic, almost always returns its focus to men. Talking about this problem with Jill [Sternheimer of Lincoln Center] and then with several of my colleagues at NPR, I began to wonder if focusing on what women have done in music, instead of constantly remarking that wow, they exist, might be a way to begin correcting this pattern.”

Article source here:The Arts Journal


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