Sarah Lenka on songs that link all women in times of hardship

Over the last decade, Sarah Lenka has paid tribute to singers like Billie Holiday and Bessie Smith, who led tumultuous lives. In her new offering "Women's Legacy", she explores work and prison songs of women in the 19th and 20th century. Most of them were sung by African-American women and were gathered by ethnomusicologists travelling the Deep South.

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