Hazel Dickens passed away today, taking a large piece of Americana with her.
Here, she and Mike Seeger join Kilby Snow in "Tragic Romance":
Here Hazel sings "A Few Old Memories":
And "West Virginia, My Home":
Her music reverberated over the years. Here, "Coalminer's Grave" is used to mark last year's tragedy:
And from 1967, the haunting "Pretty Bird":
Hazel Dickens, born in poverty in West Virginia, died today in Washington, aged 75. May she continue singing with the angels.