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Hazel Dickens.
Hardly Strictly Bluegrass
Hazel Dickens.

The D.C. region is home to people from all over the world, but it's also a bastion of a distinctly American musical tradition: bluegrass. Next week, WAMU's Bluegrass Country will host the Second Annual D.C. Bluegrass Festival, and festival-goers will see a music legend receive the Washington Monument Award for Lifetime Achievement. Her name is Hazel Dickens, and as Andrew Hiller tells us, at age 75, she's still going strong.

[Music: "Our House (In the Style of Madness)" by Zoom Karaoke from Zoom Karaoke - Madness]

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