The Etta Baker Project

Photo by David Holt,

Etta Baker on the Web

Berea College Performances

Etta Baker Concert Recording on 10 October 1983 at Berea College

Berea College Appalachian Music Fellowship Program  - note this links to a pdf file.

Online Articles

East Coast Piedmont Blues Course Project at UNC Asheville

Music Maker

NEA National Heritage Fellowship 1991

North Carolina Arts Council

Toby Walker article

Digital Heritage

David Holt's Etta Baker Mentor Page

Blueridge Music Trails of North Carolina

Jardown Music

Morganton NC City Website - City unveils Etta Baker exhibit at CoMMA

Masters of Traditional Arts

Video Reviews

Video review - Fingerpicking Blues by Etta Baker - Reviewed by: Nicholas Holshouser at

Online Obituaries

Eli’s Blues


USA Today

The New York Times

The Old-Time Herald - Final Notes Etta Baker

World Music Central


Etta Baker, Legend of Piedmont Blues - NPR Morning Edition - 16 March 2005

Blues Guitarist Etta Baker Dies at 93 - NPR Morning Edition - 25 September 2006

Sing Out! Radio Magazine - Honoring Etta Baker


Capturing blues in black and white - Tim Duffy Blues musicans photos including Etta Baker

NEA Photo of Etta Baker

Wikipedia Entry - Etta Baker

Wikipedia Entry - Piedmont Country Blues