Working girl blues : the life and music of Hazel Dickens (eBook, 2008) [WorldCat.org]
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Working girl blues : the life and music of Hazel Dickens

Author: Hazel Dickens; Bill C Malone
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [2008] ©2008
Series: Music in American life.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Hazel Dickens is an Appalachian singer and songwriter known for her superb musicianship, feminist country songs, union anthems, and blue-collar laments. Growing up in a West Virginia coal mining community, she drew on the mountain music and repertoire of her family and neighbors when establishing her own vibrant and powerful vocal style that is a trademark in old-time, bluegrass, and traditional country circles.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic book
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Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Working girl blues
(DLC) 2007046952
Named Person: Hazel Dickens; Hazel Dickens; Hazel Dickens
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hazel Dickens; Bill C Malone
ISBN: 9780252090974 0252090977 1283223848 9781283223843
OCLC Number: 809471478
Notes: Discography (pages [87]-98) and index.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2012. MiAaHDL
Awards: Winner of
Winner of a Certificate of Merit for the Association for Recorded Sound Collections (ARSC) Award for Excellence in Historical Recorded Sound Rese 2009
Description: 1 online resource.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Hazel Dickens : a brief biography by Bill C. Malone --
Songs and Memories by Hazel Dickens. --
Mama's hand --
A few old memories --
You'll get no more of me --
West Virginia my home --
My better years --
Working girl blues --
Scars from an old love --
Lost patterns --
Scraps from your table --
Beyond the River Bend --
Won't you come and sing for me --
Only the lonely --
Rambling woman --
Your greedy heart --
Don't put her down, you helped put her there --
It's hard to tell the singer from the song --
I love to sing the old songs --
Old calloused hands --
Rocking chair blues --
Pretty bird --
Mount Zion's lofty heights --
Cowboy Jim --
Little Lenaldo --
Tomorrow's already lost --
I can't find your love anymore --
Hills of home --
Old river --
Will Jesus wash the bloodstains from your hands --
They'll never keep us down --
Mannington mine disaster --
Coal miner's grave --
Black lung --
Coal mining woman --
The Yablonski murder --
Clay County miner --
My heart's own love --
America's poor --
Freedom's disciple (working-class heroes) --
The homeless --
My love has left me.
Series Title: Music in American life.
Responsibility: Hazel Dickens and Bill C. Malone.

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Hazel Dickens is an Appalachian singer and songwriter known for her superb musicianship, feminist country songs, union anthems, and blue-collar laments. This book presents forty original songs that  Read more...

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"Dickens comments generously on each song, revealing her strong personality... A fine profile of a roots musician who has been a pioneering woman in bluegrass as well as the foremost American protest Read more...

 
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