Kathy Mattea Mines Her Memory for “Hello, My Name Is Coal”

Some folks only think about coal at Christmas, hoping to keep it out of their stocking. But for Kathy Mattea, coal is a part of her heritage. She’s from West Virginia, by God, and she pays homage to her home state in “Hello, My Name Is Coal.” Shot in black and white, the compelling video conveys the pain and pride of life in the mines. Check it out.