Influential folk musician, activist, and hellraiser Anne Feeney passed away from COVID-19 at the age of 69 on February 3rd, 2021, while her community sang to her via video and her children, Amy Sue Berlin and Daniel Berlin, held her hands. Utah Phillips called Anne “the best labor singer in North America.”

Starting in 1987–when she was inspired by Faith Petric to quit her job as an attorney and dedicate her life to touring and making music in support of workers–Anne played more than 4,000 shows across North America and Europe. She performed for striking workers on countless picket lines…

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Evan Greer is a musician, writer and activist based in Boston. Follow her on Twitter @evan_greer

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