My top 100 songs featuring women (one song represented by each artist)

 

  1. Annie Lennox – Why
  2. Aretha Franklin – Natural Woman
  3. Alanis Morrissette – You Learn
  4. Belle and Sebastian – Is It Wicked Not To Care?
  5. Billie Holiday – Lady Sings The Blues
  6. Blondie – Union City Blue
  7. Bjork – Hidden Place
  8. Boss Hog – Whiteout
  9. Bessie Smith – Down Hearted Blues
  10. The Breeders – Divine Hammer
  11. Carpenters – Rainy Days and Mondays
  12. Cat Power – The Greatest
  13. Chicks on Speed – Glamour Girl
  14. Carly Simon – You’re So Vain
  15. CocoRosie – Beautiful Boyz
  16. Cass Elliot – Dream A Little Dream of Me
  17. The Clouds – Aquamarine
  18. Cocteau Twins – Heaven or Las Vegas
  19. Crass – Shaved Women
  20. Cranberries – Linger
  21. Cibo Matto – Know Your Chicken
  22. The Crystals – He Hit Me (It Felt Like A Kiss)
  23. CSS – Patins
  24. Carole King – So Far Away
  25. Diana Ross – I’m Coming Out
  26. Divinyls – Boys in Town
  27. Dionne Warwick – Walk On By
  28. Dory Previn – Mary C Brown and the Hollywood Sign
  29. Dusty Springfield – Son of A Preacher Man
  30. Do Re Mi – Man Overboard
  31. Dolly Parton – Coat of Many Colors
  32. Eartha Kitt – I Want To Be Evil
  33. Elastica – Car Song
  34. Everything But The Girl – Missing
  35. Frente – No Time
  36. Fleetwood Mac – Dreams
  37. Glass Candy – Digital Versicolour
  38. Heart – Barricuda
  39. Hole – Olympia
  40. Helen Reddy – I Am Woman
  41. Joni Mitchell – Sex Kills
  42. Janis Joplin – Another Piece of My Heart
  43. Kate Bush – Cloudbusting
  44. KD Lang – Constant Cravings
  45. Laurie Anderson – O Superman
  46. L7 – Pretend That We’re Dead
  47. Life Without Buildings – 14 Days
  48. Le Tigre – Decepticon
  49. Martha and the Muffins – Echo Beach
  50. Martha and the Vandellas – Dancing in the Street
  51. Melanie – Lay Down
  52. Marianne Faithful – Broken English
  53. Missy Elliot – Gossip Folks
  54. MIA – Bucky Done Gone
  55. The Muffs – Upside Down
  56. Miss Dynamite – Di-na-mi-tee
  57. Magic Dirt – Heavy Business
  58. Nancy Sinatra – These Boots Are Made For Walking
  59. Natascha Atlas – Ana Hina
  60. New Buffalo – Recovery
  61. Neneh Cherry – Buffalo Stance
  62. Nina Simone – Here Comes The Sun
  63. Nico – Frozen Warnings
  64. The Organ – Brother
  65. Olivia Newton John – Physical
  66. Peaches – The Teaches of Peaches
  67. PJ Harvey – You Said Something
  68. Paradise Motel – Derwent River Star
  69. Patti Labelle – Lady Marmalade
  70. Petula Clarke – Downtown
  71. Patti Smith – Free Money
  72. The Pretenders  – Brass In Pocket
  73. Queen Latifa – Wrath of My Madness
  74. Randy Crawford – Street Life
  75. The Ronettes – Be My Baby
  76. Royal Trux – A Night To Remember
  77. Romeo Void – Never Say Never
  78. The Slits – Typical Girls
  79. Sade – No Ordinary Love
  80. Salt N Pepa – Push It
  81. Shonen Knife – Banana Chips
  82. Santigold – LES Artistes
  83. Sleater-Kinney – Modern Girl
  84. Sister Sledge – Lost In Music
  85. Sonic Youth – Bull in the Heather
  86. The Shaggs – Who Are Parents?
  87. Sinead O’Connor – Emperor’s New Clothes
  88. Siouxie and The Banshees – Cities of Dust
  89. Spice Girls – Who Do You Think You Are?
  90. Stereolab – Ping Pong
  91. Tracy Chapman – Talkin Bout A Revolution
  92. Tom Tom Club – Wordy Rappinghood
  93. Tina Turner – Private Dancer
  94. The Triffids – Raining Pleasure
  95. The Velvet Underground – After Hours
  96. Veruca Salt – Volcano Girls
  97. Whitney Houston – I’m Every Woman
  98. X Ray Spex – Oh Bondage, Up Yours
  99. Yeah Yeah Yeahs – Gold Lion
  100. Yoko Ono – Yang Yang
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