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9 thoughts on “ Roberta - Leadbelly - Huddie Ledbetter (Vinyl, LP) ”

  1. Apr 07,  · Directed by Gordon Parks. With Roger E. Mosley, Paul Benjamin, Madge Sinclair, James Brodhead. The life of Blues and folk singer Huddie Leadbetter, nicknamed Leadbelly is recounted. Covering the good times and bad from his 20s to 40s. Much of .
  2. May 06,  · Hudy (or "Huddie") Ledbetter was a songster, a folk singer, a blues singer and a gospel singer, and "Take This Hammer" is an excellent compilation of Leadbelly's Victor recordings, showing his versatility and the power of his huge, resonant baritone/5(11).
  3. This CD, Huddie Ledbetter's Best, includes my 4 tracks together with a further 8 recorded at the same time, and since recent purchase of the CD I have played it often. Huddie Ledbetter, known to the world as Leadbelly, is recognised as a father figure of British skiffle, but he is so much more. He is an historic folk-blues singer/5(10).
  4. LEADBELLY Vinyl Records and CDs Leadbelly, born Huddie William Ledbetter, is one of the most influential voices in American music. Though widely thought of as a blues musician (which, in part, he was), a direct line can be drawn from him to the folk protest music of the '60s, and from there to Bruce Springsteen and Billy Bragg.
  5. Leadbelly is known to everyone who knows American folk music. He wrote "The Midnight Special," "Rock Island Line," "Take this Hammer" and hundreds of other songs, and had an enduring, influence on our music. Near the end of his life, he was cheered in Carnegie Hall. Huddie Ledbetter .
  6. Jun 05,  · In December , Ledbetter was arrested and charged with murder and was found guilty. Prison is where it seems he picked up the nickname Lead Belly.
  7. Lead Belly, also spelled Leadbelly, byname of Huddie William Ledbetter, (born January 21, ?, Jeter Plantation, near Mooringsport, Louisiana, U.S.—died December 6, , New York, New York), American folk-blues singer, songwriter, and guitarist whose ability to perform a vast repertoire of songs in a variety of styles, in conjunction with.
  8. Leadbelly, born Huddie William Ledbetter, is one of the most influential voices in American music. Though widely thought of as a blues musician (which, in part, he was), a direct line can be drawn from him to the folk protest music of the '60s, and from there to Bruce Springsteen and Billy Bragg.
  9. Matrix / Runout (Side 1): PAL G1A Anna B1 G1; Matrix / Runout (Side 2): (FXAP) BL G1G G1 B14/5(32).

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