Women in Music – Singer Songwriter

Girls Like Us: Carole King, Joni Mitchell, Carly Simon–And the Journey of a Generation by Sheila Weller. 2008. Atria Books, 592 pages.

They’re Playing Our Song: A Memoir by Carole Bayer Sager. 2016. Simon & Schuster [reprint], 353 pages.

Joan Baez

And A Voice to Sing With: A Memoir by Joan Baez. 2009. Simon & Schuster, 400 pages.

Daybreak: Joan Baez: An Autobiography by Joan Baez. 1968. Dial, 159 pages.

Karen Carpenter

Little Girl Blue: The Life of Karen Carpenter by Randy L. Schmidt. 2010. Chicago Review Press [reprint], 392 pages.

Judy Collins

Sanity and Grace by Judy Collins. 2006. TarcherPerigee [reprint], 212 pages.

Sweet Judy Blue Eyes: My Life in Music by Judy Collins. 2011. Crown Archetype, 370 pages.

Rita Coolidge

Delta Lady: A Memoir by Rita Coolidge. 2016. Harper, 240 pages.

Janis Ian

Society’s Child: My Autobiography by Janis Ian. 2008. TarcherPerigee, 383 pages.

Carole King

A Natural Woman: A Memoir by Carole King. 2012. Grand Central Publishing, 496 pages.

Laura Nyro

Soul Picnic: The Music and Passion of Laura Nyro by Michele Kort. 2016. St. Martin’s Griffin, 384 pages.

Linda Ronstadt

Simple Dreams: A Musical Memoir by Linda Ronstadt. 2013. Simon and Schuster, 256 pages.

Carly Simon

Boys in the Trees: A Memoir by Carly Simon. 2016. Flatiron Books, 384 pages.

More Room in a Broken Heart: The True Adventures of Carly Simon by Stephen Davis. 2012. Avery, 417 pages.

Toni Tennille (The Captain and Tennille)

Toni Tennille: A Memoir by Toni Tennille with Caroline Tennille St. Clair. 2016. Taylor Trade Publishing, 232 pages.


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