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Huddie William “Lead Belly” Ledbetter(January 20, 1888 – December 6, 1949)

Huddie William “Lead Belly” Ledbetter
(January 20, 1888 – December 6, 1949)

6 December 2011 Lead Belly blues music history


Plays: 169 •

 

Lead Belly “Blind Lemon Blues” (4:04)
(Recorded by John and Alan Lomax, July, 1934 at the Angola Prison Farm - The Louisiana State Penitentiary)

31 January 2011 Lead Belly blues music 1934


Plays: 100 •

 

Lead Belly “The Bourgeois Blues” (3:16)
(Recorded April 1, 1939 in New York City)

8 November 2010 Lead Belly blues music 1939


Plays: 70 •

 

Lead Belly “The Gallis Pole” (3:02)
(Recorded April 1, 1939 in New York City)

8 November 2010 Lead Belly blues music 1939


Huddie William “Lead Belly” Ledbetter(January 20, 1888 – December 6, 1949)

Huddie William “Lead Belly” Ledbetter
(January 20, 1888 – December 6, 1949)

18 October 2010 Lead Belly blues music history


Plays: 60 •

 

Lead Belly “Governor O.K. Allen” (2:50)
(Recorded by John and Alan Lomax, July, 1934 at the Angola Prison Farm - The Louisiana State Penitentiary)

18 October 2010 Lead Belly blues music 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)

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


Plays: 110 •

 

Lead Belly “Midnight Special” (3:11)
(Recorded by John and Alan Lomax, July, 1934 at the Angola Prison Farm - The Louisiana State Penitentiary)

18 October 2010 Lead Belly blues music 1934


Lead Belly by Sebastian Krüger Graphite on Paper (2008)

Lead Belly by Sebastian Krüger
Graphite on Paper (2008)

18 October 2010 Lead Belly Sebastian Krüger