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Women in Music

Duration:
45 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 26 December 2011

It's been another bumper year for women in music, with female solo artists dominating both the charts and the headlines. The Observer's music critic Kitty Empire joins Jane to talk about Adele's success going stratospheric, Amy Winehouse's posthumous album, and Mercury Music Prize winner P J Harvey. There are fantastic sessions from Rumer, Janis Ian and Ayanna Witter-Johnson, plus we talk to the legendary opera singer Dame Janet Baker, who received a Lifetime Achievement Award this year. Presented by Jane Garvey.

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  • Women in Music

    Kitty Empire & Jane talk about Adele, Amy Winehouse & PJ Harvey. There are sessions from Rumer, Janis Ian, Ayanna Witter-Johnson; and we talk to opera singer Dame Janet Baker.

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