Coffee Break: Ladies With Soul

The Supremes
Motown soul pop group Diana Ross and the Supremes, left to right, Mary Wilson, Diana Ross and Cindy Birdsong, 1968. (Keystone | Getty Images 1968)

Aretha Franklin would have been 78 this week, and Diana Ross is celebrating her 77th birthday today. It's the perfect occasion to spend some time listening to music from these influential women, and the acts that came up with them.

So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break we're celebrating ladies with soul. Which female-fronted soulful tunes would you like to hear?

Respond with your song ideas in the comments below.

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Songs Played

Aretha Franklin - (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman
Lauryn Hill - Everything Is Everything
Patti Drew - Hard to Handle
Amy Winehouse - Wake Up Alone
The Staple Singers - Long Walk to D.C.
Betty Davis - Anti Love Song
Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings - I'm Still Here
Diana Ross and the Supremes - Someday We'll Be Together


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