Women In Music's History

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Chaka Khan - Keep Your Head Up

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Etta James - I'd Rather Be Blind

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Anita Baker - Been So Long

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Janis Joplin - Piece of My Heart

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Donna Summer & Barbara Streisand - Enough is Enough

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Aretha Franklin - Natural Woman

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Chaka Khan - Keep Your Head Up

Ballad from Madea's Family Reunion Soundtrack 2006.

"When your heart is free
It's easy to make a decision
When your head is clear
You know you have good judgment
But when your life is turning topsy turvey
And you have know reasons for what's disturbing
Remember these words my father said to me

(Chorus)
He said: Keep your head up don't say you love him
Walk away from all that is hurting
Find your power you know your strong"

Etta James - I'd Rather Be Blind

Etta James made many appearances at the Montreux Jazz Festival across her long and distinguished career from her first concert in 1975 through to her last in 2008. 

 In a career stretching over 60 years she was inducted into the Rock'n'Roll Hall Of Fame and the Blues Hall Of Fame, won 3 Grammys and received many more nominations and was named Female Blues Artist Of The Year on no less than 14 occasions.... Eagle Rock   

Anita Baker - Been So Long

"Been So Long" is from the Rapture Album; the second album by Anita Baker, released in 1986. This became Baker's breakout album, selling over 8 million copies worldwide and earning her two Grammy Awards.  

Janis Joplin - Piece of My Heart

"Piece of My Heart" is a romantic funk/soul love song written by Jerry Ragovoy and Bert Burns

The song came to greater mainstream attention when Big Brother & the Holding Company, featuring Janis Joplin on lead vocals covered the song in 1968 and had a huge hit with it. 

Donna Summer & Barbara Streisand - Enough is Enough

 The single went to number one on the Billboard Top 100 on November 24th – December 1st 1979 and number one for four weeks on the disco chart. Although the sales of the two labels' releases were amalgamated, both the 7" and the 12" were certified Gold  in early 1980. The 7" single was eventually certified Platinum, signifying sales of two million US copies. 

Aretha Franklin - Ain't No Way

"Ain't No Way" is a song written by singer-songwriter Carolyn Franklin and sung by her elder sister Aretha Franklin in 1968. This hit song was just one of many to be recorded throughout her career as the "Queen of Soul".