Ten Albums from Women, Released in 2017, That You Need To Hear

December 14, 2017 | By

At #FolkNRoots Radio, we strive to balance the music we play along a number of lines, including female and male artists. It can be a struggle for women in music to get their voices heard.

Here are ten female artists who released albums in the past year. You might not know their names, but if you are a fan of great roots music, you need to hear these records.

Check out these video clips, and if you like the tunes, buy the records.


Amanda Anne Platt & The Honeycutters – Amanda Anne Platt and The Honeycutters

Anna Tivel – Small Believer 

Chastity Brown – Silhouette of Sirens

Dori Freeman – Letters Never Read

Kasey Chambers – Dragonfly

Molly Tuttle – Rise

Rhiannon Giddens – Freedom Highway

Shannon McNally Music – Black Irish

Shelly Fairchild – Buffalo

Shelby Lynne and Allison Moorer – Not Dark Yet

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