Song Stories: Jack Antonoff on the how Dar Williams elicits deep emotions in “Iowa (Traveling, Pt. 3)” - WXPN | Vinyl At Heart
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Voting is open on WXPN’s 2023 fall countdown: the 885 Greatest Songs By Women (As chosen by YOU). As we draw closer to the voting deadline, we will continue to spotlight a few more exceptional songs. Today, Singer-songwriter and producer, Jack Antonoff shares how “Iowa (Traveling, Pt. 3)” by Dar Williams evokes his emotional side.

“I believe it’s one of the greatest songs ever written. Nothing brings me to tears as quickly, no song ever written brings me to tears as quickly, and I believe although Dar Williams is brilliant and celebrated, I think that ‘Iowa’…deserves about a hundred thousand more flowers than it has ever gotten. So, listen to ‘Iowa’ by Dar Williams over, over, and over again, this is what I believe is the most perfect song.”

Is “Iowa (Traveling, Pt. 3)” by Dar Williams on your list for greatest songs by women? You have until November 6th to get us your picks, and you can VOTE HERE.

Jack Antonoff Says Dar Williams’ Song “Iowa” Is the Greatest Song Ever Written by a Woman.
Dar Williams - Iowa (Travelling, Pt. 3)
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