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Singer-songwriters Compose music, write lyrics, perform own songs Poetic, semi-autobiographical lyrics (it depends..)
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Cris Williamson (b. 1946) folk-oriented singer/songwriter • vocalist, pianist, guitarist, composer records and tours for 30+ years pioneer of “women’s (womyn’s) music”
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“Our purpose is to give Women musicians access to the recording industry” Olivia Records founded in 1973
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Cris Williamson The Changer and the Changed (1975) 1st album entirely produced by women Huge hit (top independent album release for more than a decade) Banned by some radio stations due to lyrical content of certain songs (about lesbian relationships)
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Cris Williamson “Waterfall” (1975) Encourages self-discovery, waking oneself up (“open up your life to the living”) Sensual, suggestive, empowering (but lyrics here are not as direct as other tracks on the album)
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Cris Williamson “Waterfall” (1975) Sometimes it takes a rainy day Just to let you know everything’s gonna be all right, all right. I’ve been dreaming in the sun, Won’t you wake me up someone I need a little piece of mind.
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