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Odetta

Odetta has been played on NTS over 20 times, featured on 20 episodes and was first played on 12 November 2013.

Odetta (December 31, 1930 - December 2, 2008) was an African-American singer whose repertoire consists largely of American folk music, blues, and spirituals.

She was born Odetta Holmes in Birmingham, Alabama, grew up in Los Angeles, California, and studied music at Los Angeles City College. Having operatic training from the age of 13, her first professional experience was in musical theater, with a touring company of the musical Finian's Rainbow in 1949.

While on tour with Finian's Rainbow, Odetta "fell in with an enthusiastic group of…

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The Foggy Dew
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Vanguard1960
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Sakura
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RCA Victor1966
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Hit Or Miss
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Polydor1970
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John Riley
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Vanguard1960
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Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child
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Vanguard1960
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Dark As A Dungeon
Odetta feat. Robert DeCormier, The Symphony Of The Air, The Robert DeCormier Chorale
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Masters Of War
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RCA1965
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Deep Blue Sea
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Everest Records Archive Of Folk & Jazz Music1973
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My God And I
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Polydor1970
My God And I
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