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Tunes For Tuesday – Breast Cancer Awareness & Women’s Month: Sinead O’Connor

Welcome to Tunes For Tuesday - It's Women in Music for Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October!     For National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, I'm highlighting some of the great women in music.  While I'm well aware that men also can be diagnosed with breast cancer (according the American Cancer Society the risk of breast cancer for men is 1 in 1,000 vs 1 in 8 for women), I figured that giving the spotlight to women for the month wasn't a bad idea.   Today's Tunes For Tuesday pick was an exceptionally controversial figure in the 1990's but Sinead O'Connor has always been a favorite of mine.  Whether I agreed with whatever she said or did (or still says or does), it doesn't matter.  I've always been in awe of someone who speaks their mind no matter what!  I was lucky enough to see Sinead sing just a few feet in front of me at the Daltrey Sings Townshend Carnegie Hall event that I worked in 1994 (see details here) and she was mesmerizing.  She … [Read More...]