Re/Collecting Chapel Hill

8: Elizabeth Cotten

October 23rd, 2020  •  29 mins 12 secs  •  Download (40.5 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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In this episode we dive into Chapel Hill's musical history, starting with one of its most beloved artists, Elizabeth Cotten. We search for signs of Chapel Hill in Cotten's music and learn about life for a young Black girl growing up in the turn of the century South.