Death in a folk dynastyRIP
Norma Waterson, matriarch of a British folk dynasty, has died at 82.
She formed The Watersons in the 1960s with her brother and sister, then married Martin Carthy. Ther daughter Eliza Carthy continues the singing tradition. The group drew Bob Dylan and Paul Simon into English folk tropes.
Norma was knowledgeable about her songs, and pitch perfect.