Hazel Dickens

Frick. I was away all day and just read that Hazel Dickens has passed. I have nothing. A horrible end to what has been a rough week here at Fervor Coulee. http://www.thebluegrassblog.com/hazel-dickens-%e2%80%93-an-appreciation/ I wrote all I had to say about Hazel Dickens here a year ago: https://fervorcoulee.wordpress.com/2010/03/29/hazel-dickens-ibma-hall-of-fame-2010/ I felt like I knew her. Now that… Continue reading Hazel Dickens

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Hazel Dickens- IBMA Hall of Fame, 2010

Why should Hazel Dickens be in the next set of inductees to the International Bluegrass Music Association Hall of Fame? I don’t remember exactly when I first heard Hazel Dickens. Odd that, because one can’t really hear Hazel Dickens without knowing you’ve heard Hazel Dickens. Her voice is one that isn’t confused with anyone else’s;… Continue reading Hazel Dickens- IBMA Hall of Fame, 2010

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Fairly Random Links for today

As we all are, I’ve been quite busy these last weeks. What with watching (too much) Olympic action- after vowing not to watch any, but come on- how can you not watch more skicross or snowboard cross once you see it- and trying to keep up with my real job and life, writing sometimes has to… Continue reading Fairly Random Links for today

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Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival Oct 3-4, 2009

After years of searching, I’ve found my people. And they were all with me at the Star Stage at the 9th annual Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park on Saturday afternoon. I’m still not sure exactly how it happened, but my wife agreed a weekend getaway to San Francisco, a couple… Continue reading Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival Oct 3-4, 2009

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