Elizabeth Cotten

    Elizabeth Cotten

    • Elizabeth Cotten
    Elizabeth Cotten

    Elizabeth Cotten

    • Elizabeth Cotten

    Elizabeth Cotten

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        Elizabeth Cotten was among the most influential guitarists to surface during the roots music revival era, her wonderfully expressive and dexterous fingerpicking style a major inspiration to the generations of players who followed in her wake. Cotten was born in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, in the early weeks of 1895. After first picking up the banjo at the age of eight, she soon moved on to her brother's guitar, laying it flat on her lap and over time developing her picking patt... Read more

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