“The songs were inspired by Leeds’s daughter and the experience of raising her as a single mom. She takes difficult subjects, such as systematic sexism, and creates kid-friendly lessons.” – Toy Insider
“When I heard that Joanie had spent the last two years channeling her emotions (and some life hard experiences) into a record that celebrates women’s empowerment — and features women instrumentalists — I was pleasantly surprised. At the same time, it made total sense. Based on Joanie’s previous work, it’s pretty clear she’s a creative, multifaceted rocker mama — a lyrical badass who writes songs that are universally catchy and relevant.” – Rock Mommy
“All the Ladies is especially geared toward young girls, featuring a selection of songs about empowering girls and women. The original songs include encouragement to reach for one’s dreams, celebrations of motherhood, and difficult topics such as ingrained sexism addressed in a child-friendly manner. All the Ladies is a superb gift for young girls, and a choice pick for both school and public library children’s music collections, highly recommended.” – Midwest Book Review
“The All The Ladies album was inspired by Joanie’s life as an outspoken artist and as a single mother raising a daughter. The powerful and truthful messaging by the singer-songwriter reminds listeners to be bold, be true and to stay united. ” – Broadway World
“All the Ladies, appeals to all ages, and it was written, performed, produced, and recorded entirely by women. Her honest approach to deconstructing the patriarchy is courageous and infectious.” – Audiofemme
“The title track co-stars musical icon Lisa Loeb and more than lives up to its name… The song’s sunny intonation is infectious, and the backing vocals ebb and flow with inescapable warmth.” – American Songwriter
“Its 11 folk-rock tunes feature lots of fiddle, guitar and percussion as they extol independence, equality and sisterly solidarity… With a voice that can evoke the mellow warmth of Sheryl Crow or the pop brio of Belinda Carlisle, Leeds reminds girls that they’ll do fine “without glass slippers” (or a Prince Charming). And where better to learn new vocabulary like “notorious” and “jabot” than in the single “RBG,” a tribute to Ruth Bader Ginsburg?” – The New York Times
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