Lyricist most widely known for composing the melody Freight Teach. She was a self-taught left-handed guitarist and folk musician. She proved helpful being a maid when she was youthful. She gained a Grammy Prize in the group of Greatest Cultural or Traditional Documenting for her record Elizabeth Cotten Reside in 1984. She acquired a daughter called Lillie with previous hubby Frank Cotten. Her music were documented by artists such as for example Joan Baez.