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Hazel Dickens and Alice Gerrard were groundbreaking female proponents of bluegrass, folk, and country music in the 1960s. The two reflect on their musical careers that have spanned forty years.
Alice Gerrard, a Durham area folk musician, is recognized for her contribution to the arts in the Triangle Area. Gerrard, is the publisher and editor of a national magazine devoted to old-time music called The Old-Time Herald. Gerrard’s life and career are examined and she is praised for her work and musical abilities. Gerrard is best known for her folk songs written from the feminist perspective detailing the everyday life of women.