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Won't You Come and Sing For Me?

Hazel Dickens and Alice Gerrard
Won't You Come and Sing For Me? 2022 reissue LP album cover.
Won't You Come and Sing For Me? 2022 LP reissue album cover.
Won't You Come and Sing For Me? 1979 reissue LP album cover.
Won't You Come and Sing For Me? 1979 LP reissue album cover.
Won't You Come and Sing For Me? original 1973 LP album cover.
Won't You Come and Sing For Me? Original 1973 LP album cover.
This release contains pre-order items. The custom CD and vinyl LP versions ship on or around October 21, 2022.

Won’t You Come and Sing for Me? is the second album by Hazel Dickens and Alice Gerrard. Their hard-driving style and soaring harmonies broke the glass ceiling of male-dominated bluegrass in the 1960s. Hazel and Alice inspired generations of women in bluegrass and beyond. Their influence has been acknowledged by artists as diverse as country superstars Naomi and Wynonna Judd, champion flat-picker Molly Tuttle, and proto-feminist punk rocker Kathleen Hanna. This landmark record includes blazing takes on songs penned by the Stanley Brothers and the Louvin Brothers as well as timeless older works by the Delmore Brothers and the Carter Family. It concludes with “The One I Love Is Gone,” a haunting and poignant piece written (but not recorded) by the father of bluegrass Bill Monroe, who personally sang it for Hazel and Alice. The album’s title song, written by Hazel, has become a widely recorded bluegrass classic.

Hazel and Alice are accompanied by Lamar Grier (banjo), David Grisman (mandolin), Billy Baker (fiddle), and Mike Seeger (guitar). Unavailable on vinyl for decades, Won’t You Come and Sing for Me? was remastered in 2021 by its original producer Peter K. Siegel, and has been reissued with its original artwork and liner notes.

Audio
I Just Got Wise

Track Listing

1
I Just Got Wise Hazel Dickens and Alice Gerrard 02:27  
2
Mommy Please Stay Home With Me Hazel Dickens and Alice Gerrard 03:11  
3
They're at Rest Together (T.B. Blues) Hazel Dickens and Alice Gerrard 03:25  
4
Sugar Tree Stomp Hazel Dickens and Alice Gerrard 02:05  
5
Memories of Mother and Dad Hazel Dickens and Alice Gerrard 02:35  
6
Train on the Island Hazel Dickens and Alice Gerrard 01:41  
7
Won't You Come and Sing for Me? Hazel Dickens and Alice Gerrard 02:45  
8
A Tiny Broken Heart Hazel Dickens and Alice Gerrard 03:01  
9
A Distant Land to Roam Hazel Dickens and Alice Gerrard 02:59  
10
John Henry Hazel Dickens and Alice Gerrard 01:46  
11
Weary Lonesome Blues Hazel Dickens and Alice Gerrard 02:41  
12
The One I Love Is Gone Hazel Dickens and Alice Gerrard 03:10