The following five female songwriters have enchanted audiences with their unique voices, thoughtful lyrics and sweet melodies. Read on to discover five ladies that will rock your world.
This Canadian songstress produced simply beautiful songs that defined a generation during the Woodstock era. Her album ‘Blue’ has been named as one of the greatest of all-time, exploring issues like relationships with honest lyrics and unexpected melodies using the piano, dulcimer and guitar.
DiFranco is a fingerpicking prodigy when it comes to guitar, with pipes that can belt out fierce ballads while also being tender and warm in transcendental confessional pieces. Her songs run the gamut from political rants to tributes to motherhood and will appeal to any woman with a beating heart and an ear for good music.
If you have somehow managed to get through life without hearing Ms. King’s powerful voice, chances are you have heard one of the many hits she wrote for other artists. King was the woman behind hits like Aretha Franklin’s ‘(You Make Me Feel) Like a Natural Woman,’ the Chiffons’ ‘One Fine Day,’ Celine Dion’s ‘The Reason’ and ‘Will You Love Me Tomorrow,’ recorded by the Shirelles, Joe Walsh, Smokey Robinson and others. Keep looking, thereâ€™s more: A Natural Woman: A Memoir, By Carole King