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The Breakdown – Hazel Dickens and Alice Gerrard

Nov 15, 2018

The Breakdown - Hazel Dickens and Alice Gerrard

Emma and Patrick dissect the 1976 album Hazel Dickens and Alice Gerrard (not to be confused with their earlier recording Hazel and Alice), a release that came out after the unlikely duo already broke up.

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Hazel and Alice have become one of the most influential artists in the history of bluegrass, tackling subjects that range from racial injustice to the hardships of being a working woman in their music.

Featured Songs
West Virginia My Home
Mama’s Gonna Stay
Nice Like That
Mary Johnson
Beaufort County Jail
James Alley Blues
True Life Blues

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The Breakdown - Hazel Dickens and Alice Gerrard
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