Rickie Lee Jones & Madeleine Peyroux Release Politically Charged Women's Rights Video

On the eve of their first ever tour together,Rickie Lee Jones & Madeleine Peyroux have released a politically charged video that addresses women's rights along with a host of human rights issues to accompany their newly recorded cover of David Essex's "Rock On".

Jones' note when the video was posted read as follows: "Standing up to Intimidation, women march. Offering respect in a disrespectful climate, women fight for their rights, living, and rising in the dangerous world in which we live. this song is a tribute to US!"

Watch and share the video here: https://youtu.be/m4ru5I4-KkE
Hear the track via Soundcloud
The pair have also collaborated on a cover of "As Time Goes By" (from Casablanca).
Listen to "As Time Goes By" via Soundcloud

Rickie Lee Jones exploded onto the pop scene in 1979 and has made a career of fearlessly experimenting with her sound and persona over 15 critically acclaimed albums. A cultural phenomenon, Rolling Stone magazine put her on its cover twice in two years, and SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE gave her an unprecedented three songs for her second appearance. Rickie is both a character in the songs and the songwriter singing, defying convention with her sometimes brazen sexuality and the mixed bag of jazz, rock and what has come to be known as 'confessional' songwriter performances.

Tour Dates
03/01 - Theatre Maisonneuve - Montreal, Canada
03/02 - The Wilbur - Boston, MA
03/03 - Scottish Rite Auditorium - Collingswood, NJ
03/04 - Town Hall - New York, NY
03/06 - Mayo Center for the Performing Arts - Morristown, NJ
03/07 - Bethesda Blues & Jazz - Bethesda, MD
03/09 - Peace Center -Greenville, SC
03/10 - The Charleston Gailard Center - Charleston, SC
03/11 - Capitol - Clearwater, FL
03/12 - Variety Playhouse - Atlanta, GA
03/14 - Majestic Theatre Dallas - Dallas, TX
03/16 - FOX Theater - Tucson, AZ
03/17 - Arlington Theatre - Santa Barbara, CA
03/18 - Luckman Fine Arts Center - Los Angeles, CA
03/19 - Kanbar Hall - Jewish Community Center - San Francisco, CA
03/21 - Royal Theatre - Victoria, Canada
03/22 - Neptune - Seattle, WA
03/24 - Rococo Theatre - Lincoln, NE
03/25 - Paramount Theatre - Aurora, IL
03/26 - The Northern Lights Theater - Milwaukee, WI*
03/28 - Ames Center - Burnsville, MN
03/29 - Iowa City - Englert Theater*
03/31 - Austin, TX - One World Theater*
04/01 - Houston, TX - The Heights Theater*

*Rickie Lee Jones Only

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