A.M. Radio: 5 Dope Indie Songs Named After Women

Start your morning with some cool tunes with female names.

Stephen Malkmus and the Jiks—“Vanessa From Queens”
Pavement frontman Stephen Malkmus penned this song for his Pig Lib solo album with the Jiks.

Avi Buffalo—“Jessica”
Avi admits to Jessica on this cut from his band’s debut album, “Sometimes, I feel like you’re all I got.”

Vampire Weekend—“Bryn”
This cut appears on Vampire Weekend’s self-titled debut.

Amy Winehouse—“Valerie (’68 Version)”
Originally off Mark Ronson’s Version compilation, this alternate version of Amy’s Zutons cover landed on her posthumous album Lioness: Hidden Treasures.

Black Kids—“Hurricane Jane”
This was featured on the Jacksonville band’s album Partie Traumatic.