Elizabeth Cotten
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1895-01-05
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Elizabeth "Libba" Cotten (née Neville) (January 5, 1893 – June 29, 1987) was an African American blues and folk musician, singer, and songwriter. A self-taught left-handed guitarist, Cotten developed her own original style. Her approach involved using a right-handed guitar (usually ...

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Elizabeth "Libba" Cotten (née Neville) (January 5, 1893 – June 29, 1987) was an African American blues and folk musician, singer, and songwriter.

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Freight Train
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Freight Train Freight Train Freight Train Freight Train
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Shake Sugaree
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Two Guitar Pieces
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Shoot That Buffalo
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Oh Babe It Ain't No Lie
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Georgia Buck
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Elizabeth Cotten live at the Euphoria Tavern 1975
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Honey Babe Your Cares For You
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Sugaree Shake
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Sugaree Shake Sugaree Shake Sugaree Shake Sugaree Shake
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Spanish Flang Dang
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Biography

Elizabeth "Libba" Cotten (née Neville) (January 5, 1893 – June 29, 1987) was an African American blues and folk musician, singer, and songwriter.

A self-taught left-handed guitarist, Cotten developed her own original style. Her approach involved using a right-handed guitar (usually in standard tuning), not re-strung for left-handed playing, essentially, holding a right-handed guitar upside down. This position required her to play the bass lines with her fingers and the melody with her thumb. Her signature alternating bass style has become known as "Cotten picking".

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