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Popular Music

Singer-Songwriters

Writing the Songs of their Generations

Carole King and Regina Spektor

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Carole King and Regina Spektor
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Carole King and Regina Spektor

Regina Spektor

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Regina Spektor
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Regina Spektor

Carole King

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Carole King
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Carole King

Lisa Loeb

The first singer to have a Number One single in the US without a recording contract, Lisa Loeb has since proven that she is no one-hit wonder with a dozen albums to her credit.

Goapele

Determined to have fuller control over her burgeoning music career, R&B singer Goapele Mohlabane formed her own independent music label, Skyblaze Recordings, in 2001.

Lisa Loeb, June 2, 2011

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Lisa Loeb in Chicago, June 2, 2011.
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Lisa Loeb in Chicago, June 2, 2011.

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Goapele, 2015

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Goapele in Beverly Hills, California on June 25, 2015.
Courtesy of Glenn Francis/www.PacificProDigital.com.
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Goapele in Beverly Hills, California on June 25, 2015.

Courtesy of Glenn Francis/www.PacificProDigital.com.

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Helen Reddy, 1975

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Helen Reddy in 1975.
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Helen Reddy in 1975.

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Helen Reddy

Singer Helen Reddy’s feminist anthem “I Am Woman,” the only song she wrote herself, earned her a Grammy and international stardom.

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