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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 13 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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Black Girl (Where Did You Sleep Last Night)
Leadbelly
Allegro Records1965
Black Girl (Where Did You Sleep Last Night)
LeadbellyAllegro Records1965
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Where Did You Sleep Last Night ?
Leadbelly
Stardust Records2007
Where Did You Sleep Last Night ?
LeadbellyStardust Records2007
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Where Did You Sleep Last Night?
Leadbelly
Allegro Records1966
Where Did You Sleep Last Night?
LeadbellyAllegro Records1966
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Moanin'
Leadbelly
Dolchess2013
Moanin'
LeadbellyDolchess2013
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In The Pines
Lead Belly
Storyville1962
In The Pines
Lead BellyStoryville1962
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Bourgeois Blues
Lead Belly
Smithsonian Folkways1997
Bourgeois Blues
Lead BellySmithsonian Folkways1997
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Will You Miss Me?
Woody Guthrie, Leadbelly, Cisco Houston, Sonny Terry, Bess Hawes
Folkways Records1962
Will You Miss Me?
Woody Guthrie, Leadbelly, Cisco Houston, Sonny Terry, Bess HawesFolkways Records1962
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Death Letter Blues
Lead Belly
Smithsonian Folkways1994
Death Letter Blues
Lead BellySmithsonian Folkways1994
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He Never Said A Mumbling Word
Lead Belly
Smithsonian Folkways1994
He Never Said A Mumbling Word
Lead BellySmithsonian Folkways1994
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On A Monday
Lead Belly
Storyville1962
On A Monday
Lead BellyStoryville1962
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