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Leadbelly

Leadbelly has been played on NTS over 20 times, featured on 22 episodes and was first played on 20 January 2013.

Huddie Ledbetter (Artist: Leadbelly or Lead Belly, January 20, 1888 - December 6, 1949) was an iconic American folk and blues musician, and multi-instrumentalist, notable for his strong vocals, his virtuosity on the twelve-string guitar, and the songbook of folk standards he introduced.

Although Lead Belly most commonly played the twelve-string, he could also play the piano, mandolin, harmonica, violin, and accordion. In some of his recordings, such as in one of his versions of the folk ballad "John Hardy", he performs on the accordion…

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Black Girl (Where Did You Sleep Last Night)
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Allegro Records1965
Black Girl (Where Did You Sleep Last Night)
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Where Did You Sleep Last Night ?
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Stardust Records2007
Where Did You Sleep Last Night ?
LeadbellyStardust Records2007
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Where Did You Sleep Last Night
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Fuel 20002000
Where Did You Sleep Last Night
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Cotton Fields
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Not Now Music2008
Cotton Fields
Lead BellyNot Now Music2008
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Poor Howard / Green Corn
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Musicraft1939
Poor Howard / Green Corn
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When I Was A Cowboy
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Fuel 20002000
When I Was A Cowboy
LeadBellyFuel 20002000
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Take This Hammer
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Verve Folkways1965
Take This Hammer
LeadbellyVerve Folkways1965
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Black Snake Moan
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Columbia1970
Black Snake Moan
LeadbellyColumbia1970
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Good Night Irene
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Storyville1979
Good Night Irene
LeadbellyStoryville1979
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Disc Two
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Smithsonian Folkways Recordings2015
Disc Two
Lead BellySmithsonian Folkways Recordings2015
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