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Scope and Contents In this oral history Kristin Hersh describes her childhood in Rhode Island and how her musical inclination was dictated by her long undiagnosed synesthesia. She a traumatic bicycle accident and its effect on her personal life and songwriting. The interview details her work, musical output and role as wife, mother, and rock icon.
Overview The Women of Rock Oral History Project documents the lives and careers of women in rock who have been underrepresented or omitted from rock journalism and historical scholarship. The project, created and managed by Tanya Pearson, seeks to facilitate a more comprehensive cultural history, by women, for women and gender non-conforming individuals who have historically been silenced or overlooked as a result of their gender.