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Leadbelly

Leadbelly

Leadbelly

Leadbelly hosted a guest show on 14 May 2017. Leadbelly has been played on NTS over 10 times, featured on 12 episodes and was first played on 20 January 2013.

Huddie Ledbetter (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...

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