Ani DiFranco

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Folk-based wearer of many hats: iconic feminist singer/songwriter, accomplished guitarist, indie label owner, and paragon of D.I.Y. ethos.
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Year Album Artist
2017 Binary Ani DiFranco Primary Artist
2014 Allergic to Water Ani DiFranco Primary Artist, Producer, Engineer, Mixing, Liner Notes, Art Direction, Composer, Guitar, Harpsichord, Tamburitza, Vocals, Wurlitzer, Xylophone
2014 Beautiful Life Dianne Reeves Composer
2014 Rumours of Glory [True North] Bruce Cockburn Vocals (Background)
2014 The Happiest Man in the World Hamell on Trial Vocals (Background)
2013 Buffalo April 22 2012 Ani DiFranco Primary Artist, Vocals, Guitar, Composer
2013 Dirty Word Dumpstaphunk Guest Artist
2013 Woody Guthrie at 100! Live at the Kennedy Center Guitar, Primary Artist, Vocals
2012 Live at Jazzfest 2012 Ani DiFranco Primary Artist
2012 Live at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Judy Collins Guest Artist, Featured Artist
2012 Lola Versus [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] Composer, Primary Artist
2012 Occupy This Album Composer, Primary Artist, Producer, Vocals
2012 Which Side Are You On? Ani DiFranco Primary Artist, Producer, Mixing, Art Direction, Atmosphere, Bells, Composer, Drums, Guitar, Guitar (12 String), Guitar (Baritone), Guitar (Electric), Guitar (Tenor), Harpsichord, Keyboards, Percussion, Synthesizer, Synthesizer Bass, Vocals, Vocals (Background)
2011 Dynamite Steps The Twilight Singers Vocals
2011 Every Mother Counts Primary Artist
2011 Note of Hope Composer, Guitar, Percussion, Primary Artist, Producer, Vocals
2011 Still Right Here Melissa Ferrick Guest Artist, Featured Artist, Primary Artist
2010 Amar la Trama Jorge Drexler Quotation Author
2010 Cho Dependent Margaret Cho Bass, Composer, Featured Artist, Guitar, Keyboards, Producer, Sound Effects, Vocals (Background)
2010 Congratulations, Thank You + I'm Sorry Animal Prufrock Producer, Engineer, Mixing
2010 Hadestown Anaïs Mitchell Mixing, Cast, Primary Artist
2010 Preservation: An Album to Benefit Preservation Hall & the Preservation Hall Music Outreach Program Preservation Hall Jazz Band 12-String Bass Guitar, Featured Artist, Guitar, Primary Artist, Vocals
2009 In Living Cover Jay Brannan Composer
2009 Live from the Artists Den, Vol. 1 [Barnes & Noble Exclusive] Primary Artist
2009 Playlist: The Very Best of Cyndi Lauper Cyndi Lauper Primary Artist
2009 Singing Through the Hard Times: A Utah Phillips Celebration Arranger, Guitar, Executive Producer, Primary Artist
2009 Trick or Treat The String Cheese Incident Composer
2008 Boulder Ferron Vocals, Vibraphone
2008 City That Care Forgot Dr. John / Dr. John and the Lower 911 Featured Artist, Primary Artist
2008 Live at Babeville Ani DiFranco Primary Artist, Vocals, Guitar, Composer
2008 Red Letter Year Ani DiFranco Primary Artist, Producer, Engineer, Audio Production, Vocals, Guitar, Guitar (Acoustic), Guitar (Electric), Guitar (12 String), Guitar (Tenor), Ukulele, Wurlitzer, Synthesizer, Guitar (Synthesizer), Percussion, Artwork, Design, Optigan, Composer, Guitars
2008 Sixteen Secrets Mara & David Composer
2008 Sobriety Kills Jason Karaban Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals (Background), Moog Bass
2008 Songs For a Broken Heart Primary Artist
2008 This Box Contains Ani DiFranco Primary Artist
2008 Tiny Resistors Todd Sickafoose Featured Artist, Ukulele, Voices
2007 Canon: A Collection Ani DiFranco Primary Artist, Producer, Mixing, Audio Production, Main Personnel, Vocals, Guitar, Guitar (Acoustic), Guitar (Electric), Guitar (Steel), Guitar (Tenor), Piano, Wurlitzer, Vibraphone, Guitar (Bass), Shaker, Percussion, Bass, Piano (Thumb), Art Direction, Sounds, Instrumentation, Composer
2007 Cool as Folk: Cambridge Folk Festival Primary Artist
2007 Lumière dans le Noir Zachary Richard Voices
2007 Me Time Composer, Primary Artist
2007 Sowing The Seeds: The Tenth Anniversary Mixing, Vocals, Instrumentation, Primary Artist
2006 Bluebird Bruce Hughes Vocals
2006 Carnegie Hall Ani DiFranco Primary Artist, Vocals, Guitar, Art Direction, Composer
2006 Doomed to Make Choices Jason Karaban Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals (Background), Stylophone, Moog Bass
2006 Life Short Call Now Bruce Cockburn Vocals (Background)
2006 Live at the Cedar: Visionaries Primary Artist
2006 Music Is Hope Vocals, Guitar, Composer, Primary Artist
2006 Open Ended Question Meldrum Producer, Engineer, Mixing, Main Personnel, Baritone (Vocal), Guitar (Baritone), Wurlitzer, Mellotron, Omnichord, Bongos, Bells, Vocal Harmony, Choir/Chorus
2006 Powder Burns The Twilight Singers Member of Attributed Artist, Vocals
2006 Reprieve Ani DiFranco Primary Artist, Producer, Engineer, Mixing, Audio Production, Main Personnel, Vocals, Multi Instruments, Artwork, Design, Sounds, Instrumentation, Composer
2006 Rollergirls Arranger, Composer, Primary Artist
2006 Songs for Parents Who Enjoy Drugs Hamell on Trial Producer, Mixing, Kazoo, Keyboards, Synthesizer Bass, Drums, Sound Effects, Music Box, Vocals (Background), Synthesizer Orchestration
2005 Bonnaroo Music Festival 2004 Composer, Primary Artist
2005 East of Broadway: A Benefit for Fourth Arts Block Fourth Arts Block Vocals, Guitar (Acoustic), Composer, Primary Artist
2005 Jazziz: Women, Vol. 6 Primary Artist
2005 Knuckle Down Ani DiFranco Primary Artist, Producer, Audio Production, Main Personnel, Vocals, Guitar, Design
2005 Live at Wood Hall Allison Crowe Composer
2005 Live from Bonnaroo 2004 [DVD] Primary Artist
2005 More Ways Than Three Primary Artist
2005 My Better Self Dar Williams Vocals, Guitar, Primary Artist
2005 Radio Woodstock: 25th Anniversary Composer, Primary Artist
2005 Rarities Indigo Girls Guest Artist, Additional Personnel, Vocals, Guitar, Primary Artist
2005 Serious Mix - July 2005 FluffyEvil Primary Artist
2005 Sight Keller Williams Composer
2005 The Body Acoustic Cyndi Lauper Guest Artist, Main Personnel, Vocals, Primary Artist
2005 The Hustler Jeff Klein Guest Artist, Main Personnel, Guitar, Vocals (Background)
2005 Whatever: The '90s Pop and Culture Box Producer, Composer, Primary Artist
2004 All Children in School Vocals, Guitar, Composer, Primary Artist
2004 Educated Guess Ani DiFranco Primary Artist, Producer, Engineer, Mixing, Vocals, Guitar, Performer, Artwork, Composer
2004 For the Lady Composer, Primary Artist
2004 Liberty The Greyhounds Guest Artist, Additional Personnel, Vocals
2004 On the Road: 10-31-03 Las Vegas, NV The String Cheese Incident Composer
2004 Peace Not War, Vol. 2 Producer, Composer, Primary Artist
2004 Scarlet Mark Liza Lee Composer
2004 Trust: Live At The 9:30 Club, Washington, DC Ani DiFranco Primary Artist
2004 Vagabond Lullabies Po' Girl Guest Artist, Vocals (Background), Vocal Harmony
2003 Evolve Ani DiFranco Primary Artist, Producer, Mixing, Guitar, Piano, Voices, Design, Composer
2003 Peace Not War Producer, Composer, Primary Artist
2003 Project Blowed Presents The Good Brothers Good Brothers Composer
2003 Queer Stock Queer Soup Primary Artist
2003 Seeds: The Songs of Pete Seeger, Vol. 3 Pete Seeger Guest Artist, Vocals, Primary Artist
2003 The Event Composer, Primary Artist
2003 Tough Love Hamell on Trial Guest Artist, Producer, Engineer, Mixing, Vocals, Keyboards, Drum Machine, Vocals (Background)
2003 Warm Breath...and a Scream Composer, Primary Artist
2002 Being Out Rocks Composer, Primary Artist
2002 Closer to Heaven Composer
2002 Coast to Coast [Orchard] Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
2002 Falange Canibal Lenine Vocals
2002 Gascd Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
2002 Going Driftless: An Artist's Tribute to Greg Brown Producer, Mixing, Vocals, Guitar, Omnichord, Primary Artist
2002 Indie Anthems, Vol. 2 Primary Artist
2002 Joyful Noise: The Lounge Tribute to Ani Difranco The Lounge Brigade Composer
2002 Laugh Keller Williams Composer
2002 Making Tracks Abstract Rude Composer
2002 Next Soulive Composer
2002 Render [Video/DVD] Ani DiFranco Primary Artist
2002 Respond, Vol. 2 Producer, Mixing, Vocals, Guitar (Acoustic), Composer, Primary Artist
2002 Senior Year Composer, Primary Artist
2002 So Much Shouting, So Much Laughter Ani DiFranco Primary Artist, Producer, Mixing, Illustrations, Vocals, Guitar, Voices, Art Direction, Design, Composer
2002 Songbirds: The Essential Album, Vol. 2 Primary Artist
2002 When Pigs Fly: Songs You Never Thought You'd Hear Producer, Primary Artist
2001 Company You Keep John Gorka Guest Artist, Guitar, Harmony, Primary Artist
2001 DiY-Fest, Vol. 1 Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
2001 Ed's Not Dead: Hamell Comes Alive Hamell on Trial Drums
2001 Eternally Hard Bitch & Animal Guest Artist, Producer, Mixing
2001 Live @ The World Café, Vol. 10 [Tenth Anniversary Edition] Primary Artist
2001 Montage: The Nightlife Tour [Video] Pet Shop Boys Composer
2001 Revelling: Reckoning Ani DiFranco Primary Artist, Producer, Vocals, Guitar (Acoustic), Guitar (Electric), Guitar (Baritone), Drums, Tambur, Tongue Drum, Key Bass, Composer
2001 Singel Lars Winnerbäck Composer
2001 Subliminal Souls Corey Parker Vocals, Guitar (Acoustic)
2001 The Best of Sessions at West 54th, Vol. 1 Vocals, Guitar, Composer, Primary Artist
2001 The Octaves Beyond Silence Project: A Benefit Album Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
2001 Vinyl Killer Drums & Tuba Producer, Mixing
2000 'Til We Outnumber 'Em: Woody Guthrie Compilation Producer, Performer, Primary Artist
2000 Badlands: A Tribute To Bruce Springsteen's Nebraska Performer, Primary Artist
2000 Best of 1985-1995 The Bourbon Tabernacle Choir Guest Artist, Vocals, Primary Artist
2000 Dial MacEo Maceo Parker Guest Artist, Vocals, Guitar
2000 Make It Beautiful Sara Lee Guest Artist, Guitar, Vocals (Background), Composer
2000 Sonar 1.0 Composer
2000 Steal This Movie Vocals, Guitar, Primary Artist
2000 Swing Set Ani DiFranco Primary Artist, Producer, Vocals, Guitar, Guitar (Acoustic), Keyboards, Triangle, Bells, Drum Programming, Sampling, Bass, Megaphone, Composer
2000 The Best of Hard Rock Cafe Live Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1999 Angry Anymore Ani DiFranco Primary Artist
1999 Better Than Chocolate Producer, Mixing, Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1999 Can You Read This Boston? Liner Notes
1999 Delicatessen, Vol. 1 Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1999 Fellow Workers Ani DiFranco / Utah Phillips Primary Artist, Producer, Composer
1999 Fish-Tree-Water Blues Producer, Mixing, Vocals, Guitar, Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1999 Rave Un2 the Joy Fantastic Prince Guest Artist, Guitar
1999 Respect: A Century of Women in Music Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1999 Roots [Nascente] Vocals, Guitar, Composer, Primary Artist
1999 The Silverwolf Story Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1999 To the Teeth Ani DiFranco Primary Artist, Producer, Mixing, Vocals, Guitar (Acoustic), Guitar (Electric), Guitar (Tenor), Guitar (Baritone), Banjo, Piano, Organ, Drums, Drums (Steel), Triangle, Bells, Bass, Megaphone, Composer
1999 Up Up Up Up Up Up Ani DiFranco Primary Artist, Producer, Mixing, Vocals, Guitar (Acoustic), Guitar (Electric), Accordion, Piano, Design, Layout Assistance, Space Phone, Composer
1998 Fifty Eggs Dan Bern Guest Artist, Producer, Engineer, Mixing, Guitar, Organ, Guitar (Bass), Vocals (Background)
1998 Little Plastic Castle Ani DiFranco Primary Artist, Producer, Mixing, Vocals, Guitar, Guitar (Acoustic), Guitar (Electric), Guitar (Tenor), Guitar (Baritone), Concertina, Keyboards, Drums, Percussion, Bass Pedals, Artwork, Composer
1998 Live at the World Cafe Vol. 6 Composer, Primary Artist
1998 Live at the World Cafe Vol. 7 Composer
1998 Live from the River Music Hall, Vol. 1 Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1998 Modern Day Storytellers Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1998 Pop Hits, Vol. 66 Composer
1998 Pop/Rock Picks Mar. 1998, Vol. 1 Composer
1998 Rare on Air, Vol. 4 Vocals, Guitar, Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1998 Remembering Analogue Girl Next Door Composer
1998 Somewhere in the City Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1998 Teleconned, Vol. 1: We Want the Airwaves Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1998 The Hanging Garden Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1998 Where Have All the Flowers Gone: The Songs of Pete Seeger Producer, Vocals, Guitar, Bass, Organ (Hammond), Performer, Primary Artist
1998 Women & Songs [WEA] Composer
1998 Women in (E)motion Ani DiFranco Primary Artist, Composer
1998 Women of Spirit Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1998 Zero Effect Producer
1997 32 Flavors Alana Davis Composer
1997 All Over Me Producer, Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1997 Amazing Grace [Polygram] Producer, Arranger, Vocals, Guitar (Acoustic), Guitar (Steel), Bongos, Shaker, Sampling, Bass, Organ (Hammond), Performer, Sequencing, Primary Artist
1997 Blame It on Me Alana Davis Composer
1997 Divine Divas: A World of Women's Voices Arranger, Vocals, Guitar, Sampling, Performer, Primary Artist
1997 Hunger Janis Ian Guest Artist, Producer, Sampling, Vocals (Background), Bass
1997 Lesbian Favorites: Women Like Us Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1997 Live From 6A: Late Night With Conan O'Brien Vocals, Guitar, Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1997 Living in Clip Ani DiFranco Primary Artist, Producer, Mixing, Photography, Vocals, Guitar (Acoustic), Bass, Design, Layout Design, Composer
1997 Magnet Indie Music Sampler, Vol. 4 Primary Artist
1997 My Best Friend's Wedding [Original Soundtrack] Producer, Performer, Primary Artist
1997 The Charity of Night Bruce Cockburn Guest Artist, Vocals (Background)
1997 The Jackal [Original Soundtrack] Producer, Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1997 What Summer Is Made For Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1996 A Love Worth Fighting For Producer, Guitar (Acoustic), Percussion, Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1996 Cooking Vinyl Sampler, Vol. 5: 1996 Composer, Primary Artist
1996 Dead Man Walking: Music from and Inspired by the Motion Picture Liner Notes, Primary Artist
1996 Dilate Ani DiFranco Primary Artist, Producer, Arranger, Mixing, Vocals, Guitar, Guitar (Acoustic), Guitar (Electric), Guitar (Steel), Synthesizer, Bongos, Shaker, Sampling, Bass, Organ (Hammond), Piano (Thumb), Sequencing, Artwork, Design, Composer
1996 Disco Pet Shop Boys Composer
1996 More Joy, Less Shame Ani DiFranco Primary Artist, Producer, Director, Vocals, Guitar, Composer
1996 Outta Me Onto You Ani DiFranco Primary Artist
1996 The Past Didn't Go Anywhere Ani DiFranco / Utah Phillips Primary Artist, Producer, Engineer, Mixing, Vocals, Guitar, Guitar (Acoustic), Guitar (Electric), Guitar (Steel), Wurlitzer, Percussion, Sampling, Bass, Organ (Hammond), Piano (Thumb), Performer, Artwork, Design, Composer
1996 Women's Work Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1996 Women: Live from Mountain Stage Vocals, Guitar, Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1995 Alternative Pet Shop Boys Composer
1995 Folks Live Primary Artist
1995 Not a Pretty Girl Ani DiFranco Primary Artist, Producer, Vocals, Guitar, Guitar (Acoustic), Guitar (Electric), Guitar (Steel), Guitar (Bass), Voices, Piano (Thumb), Percus, Composer
1995 Silverwolf Homeless Project [1995] Producer, Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1995 The Live from Mountain Stage, Vol. 8 Vocals, Guitar, Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
1995 Women In (E)Motion Sampler Primary Artist
1994 Like I Said: Songs 1990-91 Ani DiFranco Primary Artist, Producer, Guitar, Composer
1994 Out of Range Ani DiFranco Primary Artist, Producer, Vocals, Guitar (Acoustic), Guitar (Electric), Guitar (Steel), Piano, Percussion, Art Direction, Design, Composer
1993 Go West Pet Shop Boys Composer
1993 Puddle Dive Ani DiFranco Primary Artist, Producer, Vocals, Guitar (Acoustic), Guitar (Steel), Composer
1993 The Undaunted Marlon Jordan Composer
1993 Very Pet Shop Boys Composer
1992 Imperfectly Ani DiFranco Primary Artist, Producer, Vocals, Guitar, Composer
1991 Not So Soft Ani DiFranco Primary Artist, Producer, Arranger, Vocals, Guitar (Acoustic), Congas, Sound Effects, Artwork, Cover Design, Composer
1991 The Best of Tracey Ullman [Rhino] Tracey Ullman Composer
1990 Ani DiFranco Ani DiFranco Primary Artist, Producer, Vocals, Guitar, Composer
Aid Still Required Primary Artist
CMJ New Music, Vol. 110 Primary Artist
CMJ New Music, Vol. 24 Primary Artist
CMJ New Music, Vol. 41 Primary Artist
CMJ New Music, Vol. 43 Primary Artist
CMJ New Music, Vol. 50 Primary Artist
CMJ New Music, Vol. 55 Primary Artist
CMJ New Music, Vol. 66 Primary Artist
CMJ New Music, Vol. 77 Primary Artist
CMJ New Music, Vol. 93 Primary Artist
Cooking Vinyl: 1986-2016 Primary Artist
E-Town Live Vocals, Guitar (Acoustic), Composer, Primary Artist
Edged In Ashes Sevens Revenge Composer
Every Voice Counts Clockwork Composer
Folk the Banks Primary Artist
Little Plastic Remixes Ani DiFranco Primary Artist
Live at Bull Moose 4-17-2009 Ani DiFranco Primary Artist
Magnet New Music Sampler, Vol. 47 Primary Artist
Magnet: New Music Sampler, Vol. 43 Primary Artist
No Worries: 30 Stress-Free Grooves Composer
Not in Our Name: A Benefit CD Composer, Primary Artist
Radioactive: Mainstream Rock Series (May 2003) Primary Artist
Render: Spanning Time With Ani DiFranco Ani DiFranco Primary Artist
Revenge & Hunger Janis Ian Bass, Producer, Sampling, Vocals (Background)
Soul 50 Composer
Sugaroo!:Music Licensing Sampler Composer, Primary Artist