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WYEP celebrates Women's History Month: 50 years of women in music

For Women’s History Month, as we celebrate our 50th anniversary year, WYEP has chosen a list representing “50 Years of Women in Music.” Throughout the month, we encourage you to explore the music of these important musicians as well as listen to WYEP for songs from artists on the list.

The list:

Alanis Morissette
Amy Winehouse
Aretha Franklin
Billie Eilish
Carole King
Chaka Khan
Chrissie Hynde
Christine McVie
Debbie Harry
Diana Ross
Dolly Parton
Donna Summer
Fiona Apple
Florence Welch
Janelle Monáe
Joan Baez
Joni Mitchell
Kacey Musgraves
Kate Bush
Kirsty MacColl
Lana Del Rey
Linda Ronstadt
Liz Phair
Mavis Staples
Neko Case
Norah Jones
Lucinda Williams
Patti Smith
Patty Griffin
Phoebe Bridgers
Poly Styrene
Regina Spektor
Roberta Flack
Ronnie Spector
Rosanne Cash
Sheryl Crow
Stevie Nicks
Taylor Swift
Tegan & Sara
The Go-Go's
Tina Weymouth
Tori Amos
Tracy Chapman
Whitney Houston

Support for WYEP’s Women’s History Month provided by:

Mike Sauter started at WYEP in 2004 and held various positions, including Midday Mix host, music director, program director, and station manager.