Montag, 22. August 2011

Elizabeth Cotten captured live in the 1960s

Found a wonderful YouTube channel with what seems to be 1960s blues and folk concerts from (most likely) KCTS, Seattle, WA.

I think that these priceless performances should be shared as widely as possible.

So, as my first offering, this is Elizabeth "Libba" Cotten (correct spelling) demonstrating her rather unique guitar style (playing a regularly strung guitar left-handed) with songs like "Freight Train":

For my own archive, I have combined both parts and converted them to Divx (200 MB).