Playing tracks by
Tanya Tucker, Irma Thomas, Waxahatchee, Etta James, Angel Olson and more.
The mic setup wasn't quite right, so all of my commentary went unheard and unrecorded. To that end, I've edited the recording to remove the dead air ... which means this is truly an all-ladies episode of MRR!
Tonight's theme: I was challenged to find a stack of country songs "where the wages of female ambition" aren't doom and more doom, plus even more doom.
Well, you can't really have country songs (or county-like songs) without a fair amount of impending doom, so here's a bunch of brilliant songs by women.