The folk world lost an icon on Sunday, June 11th as Rosalie Sorrels passed away at the age of 83. A Grammy-nominated singer whose career spanned decades, she was an independent spirit who left her husband in the mid '60's to go on the road with her five children and begin her music career. She performed at folk venues across the country including the Newport Folk Festival.

Rosalie Sorrels

Friends of the beloved folk singer Rosalie Sorrels are putting together a unique tribute record to honor her legendary career.  More than 40 musicians from around the country have come together to contribute to the project including Loudon Wainwright III, Peter Rowan, Nanci Griffith, Tom Russell, Guy Clark, Peggy Seeger and Eilen Jewel.

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