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  • Women bluegrass musicians -- United States -- Biography.
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    Pretty good for a girl : women in bluegrass / Murphy Hicks Henry.
    by Henry, Murphy.
    Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c2013.
  • Women bluegrass musicians -- United States -- Biography.
  • Bluegrass musicians -- United States -- Biography.
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    9780252079177 (pbk.) :
    0252079175 (pbk.) :
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    Music in American life.
    xi, 469 p., [38] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
    Introduction -- In the Beginning : The 1940s. Sally Ann Forrester -- Wilma Lee Cooper -- Rose Maddox -- Ola Belle Campbell Reed -- The Second Decade : The 1950s. Bessie Lee Mauldin -- Vallie Cain -- Grace French -- The Lewis Family: Miggie, Polly, Janis -- The Stonemans: Patsy, Donna, Roni -- Margie Sullivan -- The Numbers Are Growing : The 1960s. Jeanie West -- Betty Amos with Judy and Jean -- Gloria Belle -- Hazel and Alice -- Dottie Eyler -- Vivian Williams -- Bettie Buckland -- Rubye Davis -- Ginger Boatwright -- The Whites: Pat, Sharon, Cheryl, Rosie -- Wendy Thatcher -- Martha Adcock -- The McLain Family: Alice, Ruth, Nancy Ann -- The Flood gates Open : The 1970s. Beck Gentry -- Suzanne Thomas -- Delia Bell -- Buffalo Gals -- Betty Fisher -- Katie Laur -- Dede Wyland -- Lynn Morris -- The Women in California -- Laurie Lewis -- Kathy Kallick -- Claire Lynch -- Lee Ann Lenker Baber -- Leaders of the Band : The 1980s. Missy Raines -- Alison Brown -- All-Female Bands -- Alison Krauss -- Too Many to Count : The 1990s and Beyond. Kristin Scott Benson -- Rhonda Vincent -- The Dixie Chicks -- Cherryholmes -- Conclusion: Not Just Pretty Good for a Girl!
    This first book devoted entirely to women in bluegrass documents the lives of more than seventy women whose contributions to the development of bluegrass have been, for the most part, overlooked.
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