Friday, April 22, 2011

Hazel Dickens, R. I. P.

Hazel Dickens, Bluegrass And Folk Singer, Has Died : The Record : NPR: "Hazel Dickens wrote and sang songs about West Virginia coal-mining towns and working-class women. She influenced bluegrass, folk and country singers like Emmylou Harris and Allison Krauss, who inducted her into the West Virginia Music Hall of Fame. She died Friday at the age of 75."

Link via Jerry House.

1 comment:

Bud said...

Another truly great singer gone, Wish I could have heard her in person. RIP