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This Historic Day In Music: Elizabeth Cotten – Take 4

“Take 4?!” That’s correct. Elizabeth Nevills Cotten was born on January 5, 1893, in Carrboro (right next to Chapel Hill), North Carolina. And the story of how little Elizabeth grew up to become a guitarist, singer, songwriter, performer and Grammy-award … Continue reading

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This Historic Day In Music: Elizabeth Cotten – Take 3

It’s been five years since I last celebrated Elizabeth Cotten’s birthday here on sixstr stories. I think it’s time to do so again. On January 5, 1893, in the town of Carrboro, North Carolina (right next to Chapel Hill), George … Continue reading

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A Belated Birthday Celebration (Elizabeth Cotten – Take 2)

In the process of writing this post, I was feeling bad that I had not gotten my act together in time to have it be a “This Historic Day In Music” post. But then I was reminded that when my children were … Continue reading

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