List Generates New Conversation About Women and Music

In July NPR released “The 150 Greatest Albums Made by Women,” a comprehensive list of women-generated albums from 1964 to the present. Compiled by nearly 50 women from across NPR and the public radio system, produced in partnership with the Lincoln Center, the list is “an intervention, a remedy, a correction of the historical record and hopefully the start of a new conversation” to put women at the center of popular music. Read through the list at:

Cherie Yurco is a former editor at Making Music and has worked as a freelance editor and writer for over 20 years. She’s written about topics from travel to business, in Asia, Europe, and the US. When she settled near Syracuse, she rediscovered her passion for photography. She especially likes photographing musicians caught lost in their music. Cherie also enjoys exploring, photographing, and writing about music-related destinations around the country. Visit her blog at

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