Hell Hound On My Trail

Angola

Huddie William “Lead Belly” Ledbetter (on the left, behind the man wearing the hat) with fellow prisoners in the Louisiana State Penitentiary, also known as Angola, and nicknamed the “Alcatraz of the South” and “The Farm” photo by Alan Lomax (July, 1934)

Huddie William “Lead Belly” Ledbetter (on the left, behind the man wearing the hat) with fellow prisoners in the Louisiana State Penitentiary, also known as Angola, and nicknamed the “Alcatraz of the South” and “The Farm” photo by Alan Lomax (July, 1934)

18 October 2010 Lead Belly Louisiana State Penitentiary Angola blues history