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A Conversation On The Greatest Songs By 21st Century Women+

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Clockwise from upper left: Mitski, Jenny Lewis, ANOHNI, Kali Uchis
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Clockwise from upper left: Mitski, Jenny Lewis, ANOHNI, Kali Uchis

On this week's show, All Songs Considered's Robin Hilton talks with Ann Powers, Marissa Lorusso and Sidney Madden about some of the greatest songs released by women and non-binary artists in the past 18 years. Earlier this summer NPR Music, along with dozens of other writers, compiled a list of the 200 Greatest Songs By 21st Century Women+ as part of our Turning the Tables series, an ongoing effort to make the canon of popular music more inclusive – and accurate. Together they share some of the songs that made the list, explain how they were chosen and discuss the ways women and non-binary musicians are still routinely undervalued and underrepresented.

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