Pretty Good for a Girl

Women in Bluegrass

The first book devoted entirely to women in bluegrass, this book documents the lives of more than seventy women whose vibrant contributions to the development of bluegrass have been overlooked. Les mer
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The first book devoted entirely to women in bluegrass, this book documents the lives of more than seventy women whose vibrant contributions to the development of bluegrass have been overlooked.

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CoverCopyright PageContentsAcknowledgmentsIntroductionIN THE BEGINNING: THE 1940sSally Ann ForresterWilma Lee CooperRose MaddoxOla Belle Campbell ReedTHE SECOND DECADE: THE 1950sBessie Lee MauldinVallie CainGrace FrenchThe Lewis Family: Miggie, Polly, JanisThe Stonemans: Patsy, Donna RoniMargie SullivanTHE NUMBERS ARE GROWING: THE 1960sJeanie WestBetty Amos with Judy and JeanGloria BelleHazel and AliceDottie EylerVivian WilliamsBettie BucklandRubye DavisGinger BoatwrightThe Whites: Pat, Sharon, Cheryl, RosieWendy ThatcherMartha AdcockThe McLain Family: Alice, Ruth, Nancy AnnTHE FLOODGATES OPEN: THE 1970sBeck GentrySuzanne ThomasDelia BellBuffalo GalsBetty FisherKatie LaurDede WylandLynn MorrisThe Women in CaliforniaLaurie LewisKathy KallickClaire LynchLee Ann Lenker BaberLEADERS OF THE BAND: THE 1980sMissy RainesAlison BrownAll-Female BandsAlison KraussTOO MANY TO COUNT: THE 1990s AND BEYONDKristin Scott BensonRhonda VincentThe Dixie ChicksCherryholmesConclusion: Not Just Pretty Good for a Girl!SourcesBibliographyAuthor Interviews and EmailsIndex

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Murphy Hicks Henry is a professional banjo player, teacher, and writer living in Virginia. She founded the Women in Bluegrass newsletter and has written regularly for Bluegrass Unlimited and Banjo Newsletter. She is also the co-creator of The Murphy Method, a series of instructional videos on playing the banjo and other bluegrass instruments.