Pushing Limits

Women Singers with Disabilities

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Playlist
Mary Lambert "Self Love"
Mary Lambert “Self Love”

Who is Mary Lambert and what does she have in common with Joni Mitchell, Carly Simon, Rosemary Clooney, Karen Carpenter, and Renata Tabaldi?

All these popular women singers and/or composers have experienced major disabilities in their lives; disabilities which posed barriers to their art, often spurred or directed their musical careers–or even led to a premature death.

 

Renata Tabaldi photo possibly by C.D. Kansi
Renata Tabaldi photo possibly by C.D. Kansi

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pushing Limits, the creative voice of disability radio, again samples some of the musicians with disabilities who have contributed to our broad and varied cultural landscape.

Produced and Hosted by Eddie Ytuarte.

Playlist

ArtistSongAlbumLabel
Joni MitchellMorning organtownLadies In then canyonReprise
Carpentersall you get from love is a love songyesterday once morea&m
Mary lambertsecretssecretscapitol records
Carly Simonspring will be a littlelate this yearFilm NoirAristra
Rosemary clooneyDo you miss new yorkthe best of the concord yearsconcord records

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