PBS NewsHour

A music maker sings the coronavirus blues

Clip: 05/18/2020 | 5m 34s

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Musician Pat “Mother Blues” Cohen has long met adversity with music. She lost her New Orleans home to Hurricane Katrina and relocated to North Carolina with assistance from the Music Maker Relief Foundation, a group that supports blues musicians. But now, the coronavirus pandemic has hit very close to home. Jeffrey Brown reports for our American Creators series on rural arts.

Aired: 05/18/20 | Rating: NR

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