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Bill Morrissey, Bard Of New England Mill Towns, Dead At 59

Bill Morrissey performs at the Amazing Things Arts Center in Framingham in April. (DanTappan/Flickr)

Bill Morrissey performs at the Amazing Things Arts Center in Framingham in April. (DanTappan/Flickr)

Folk singer Bill Morrissey died over the weekend of complications from heart disease. A New England institution, Morrissey often sang about life in crumbling mill towns.

We listen to some of his work.


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