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Hazel Dickens (1935–2011)

Hazel Dickens was born on June 1, 1935 in Montcalm, West Virginia, USA as Hazel Jane Dickens. She was married to Joseph S. Cohen. She died on April 22, 2011 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Songcatcher Singer at Barn Dance
Matewan Singer
Harlan County U.S.A.
The Journey of August King


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 2017 Gifted (writer: "Pretty Bird" - as Hazel J. Dickens)
 2000 Songcatcher (performer: "Conversation with Death")
 1999 Late Last Night (TV Movie) (writer: "West Virginia, My Home")
 1995 The Journey of August King (performer: "Pretty Bird") / (writer: "Pretty Bird")
 1983 Beats of the Heart: Chase the Devil - Religious Music of the Appalachian Mountains (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Mother Hold Up My Dying Head", "Clay County Miner") / (writer: "Clay County Miner")
 1976 Harlan County U.S.A. (Documentary) (performer: "Black Lung", "Cold Blooded Murder", "They Can Never Keep Us Down") / (writer: "Mannington", "Black Lung", "Cold Blooded Murder", "They Can Never Keep Us Down")
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 2000 Songcatcher
Singer at Barn Dance
 1987 Matewan
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 2012 The 54th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special)
Herself - In Memoriam

Personal Details

Other Works:

She sang songs, "Coal Tattoo," and "They Never Keep Us Down." See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Article | 1 Pictorial | See more »

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Personal Quote:

On her collaboration with Alice Gerrard: I'm not sure if they looked at us as a novelty, or if they took us seriously. They were a lot of them, especially down through the years, that gave us respect. See more »


Traditional Appalachian singer-songwriter. See more »

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