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Where Are the Women in Country Music? Watching, Waiting and Ready

Where Are the Women in Country Music? Watching, Waiting and Ready | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it
It’s 85 degrees out as dusk lowers itself onto downtown Nashville.
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Scholarship available for Women’s Banjo Camp

Scholarship available for Women’s Banjo Camp | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it

Murphy Henry has announced that scholarship assistance is available for her first-ever Women’s Banjo Camp, scheduled to run July 19-21 at the Courtyard Marriott in Winchester, VA. Instruction will be provided by Henry and her daughter, Casey.

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Wish I could play something other than a piano..

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Pretty Good for a Girl: Women in Bluegrass (By Murphy Hicks Henry) - Boxx Magazine

Pretty Good for a Girl: Women in Bluegrass (By Murphy Hicks Henry) - Boxx Magazine | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it

As the first book devoted entirely to women in bluegrass, Pretty Good for a Girl offers the untold stories of the pioneering females in the genre.

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Find out who were the female Bluegrass pioneers from the 1940's until today..including my fave Alison Krauss.

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Op-Ed: 5 best female voices in bluegrass music

Op-Ed: 5 best female voices in bluegrass music | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it
Bluegrass music is home to many talented female singer-songwriters, but the following five ladies standing out as the genre's best.
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Daughters of Bluegrass – Pickin' Like A Girl : Bluegrass Today

Daughters of Bluegrass – Pickin' Like A Girl : Bluegrass Today | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it

From the article: "Nobody asked me – and they won't because I'm not one of the girls – but if I produced this project, the three new discs and the re-release of Bluegrass Bouquet from a few years back would be condensed into two incredibly powerful CDs – one of traditional bluegrass and one of Gospel.."

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Check out Somewhere In Kentucky, with Donna Ulisse singing lead and Gail Rudisill-Johnson doing fiddle tracks; Local Flowers, sung by Brooke Aldridge, Kentucky in the Rain, with Stacy York Isaacs and You’re Good to Go, sung by Fayssoux Starling McLean.

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