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Songs About Women

Episode 1

Songs About Women

Episode 1


Songs About Women has been created with a love of music and a curiosity for the stories, inspiration and muses behind songs. Every two weeks we’ll be playing an array of songs which feature typically female names as a prominent lyric, and discussing the tales behind the songs. Expect everything from Noel Coward to OutKast.




Ruby Tuesday – The Rolling Stones

The Wind Cries Mary – Jimi Hendrix

So Long, Marianne – Leonard Cohen

Dear Prudence – The Beatles

Elenore – The Turtles

Candy Says – The Velvet Underground

Lola – The Kinks

Jolene – Dolly Parton

Emily – Bowling for Soup

Romeo and Juliet – Dire Straits

Roxane – The Police

Sophia – Laura Marling

Nina – Noel Coward


Researched and hosted by Ruthie Connick
Produced by Harvey Jones