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KillgoreTrout On June - 21 - 2014

Welcome Planet peeps to another Weekend Music Thread! I thought this weekend’s theme would be Ladies Night, OK, Ladies afternoon, night and following day! 😉

I offer a tribute to all the wonderful women who’ve made great contributions to the world of music. Female singers, musicians and song writers of all genres have been extremely talented and creative ladies and deserve a special tribute. So pick your favorite ladies’ work and sit back and enjoy the picks of other Planet peeps out there.

Written by KillgoreTrout

Once a wander, working vagabond, fellow traveler on this 3rd stone from the sun. Hurtling through space and time. Lover of books (especially the classics), all kinds of books from novels, poetry, essay collections, fiction and nonfiction and a big Kurt Vonnegut fan. I am a secular humanist and technically an atheist.....Taoist.

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  1. Nirek says:

    I always loved this song.
    I want to dedicate it to our own Aquarius.

    Hope she is listening tonight.

  2. Nirek says:

    The seekers…

  3. Nirek says:

    She sings two parts to this. Soooo talented!

  4. Nirek says:

    Doris Day stole my heart many years ago. Guess you could say she is my secrete love.

  5. Zeke says:

    The first two tracks off the album “Stuff”
    by Holly McNarland



  6. sillylittleme says:

    And because I couldn’t decide. Two from Annie…

  7. MurphTheSurf3 says:

    I Am Woman

    -Artist: Helen Reddy from “Helen Reddy’s Greatest Hits”: EMI ST 11467
    -peak Billboard position # 1 for 1 week in 1972
    -Words and Music by Helen Reddy and Ray Burton

    I am woman, hear me roar
    In numbers too big to ignore
    And I know too much to go back an’ pretend
    ’cause I’ve heard it all before
    And I’ve been down there on the floor
    No one’s ever gonna keep me down again

    Oh yes I am wise
    But it’s wisdom born of pain
    Yes, I’ve paid the price
    But look how much I gained
    If I have to, I can do anything
    I am strong (strong)
    I am invincible (invincible)
    I am woman

    You can bend but never break me
    ’cause it only serves to make me
    More determined to achieve my final goal
    And I come back even stronger
    Not a novice any longer
    ’cause you’ve deepened the conviction in my soul


    I am woman watch me grow
    See me standing toe to toe
    As I spread my lovin’ arms across the land
    But I’m still an embryo
    With a long long way to go
    Until I make my brother understand

    Oh yes I am wise
    But it’s wisdom born of pain
    Yes, I’ve paid the price
    But look how much I gained
    If I have to I can face anything
    I am strong (strong)
    I am invincible (invincible)
    I am woman
    Oh, I am woman
    I am invincible
    I am strong

    I am woman
    I am invincible
    I am strong
    I am woman

    • Nirek says:

      Murph, women have so much strength. They can also have a lot of power and help get the right people elected.

      Excellent choice, Murph.

  8. sillylittleme says:

    The only and only Aretha!!

  9. MilesLong says:

    Crap, no one out on the court until 3! Oh well:

  10. sillylittleme says:

    Still rockin’ it… ‘=}

  11. MilesLong says:

    Okay, time to get out of the house and hit some tennis balls. Back later!

  12. MilesLong says:

    I always feel a song in my heart!

  13. MilesLong says:

    Bringing it Old School:

  14. RSGmusic says:

    OK i really nice selection on women songs by all.

    It brought back memories of times gone bye and emotions of youth up to today.

    KillgoreTrout and mileslong thank you this made Saturday.

    As an original composer of 38 yrs congrats!!

  15. MilesLong says:

    And let’s not forget Disco, polyester and sex without consequence!

  16. Love me some Chrissie Hynde!

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