WorldCat Identities

Leadbelly 1885-1949

Overview
Works: 999 works in 1,871 publications in 1 language and 24,163 library holdings
Genres: Music  Folk music  Popular music  Folk songs, English  Discographies  Blues (Music)  Cover versions  Folk songs  Songs  Children's sound recordings 
Roles: Performer, Author, Singer, Composer, Instrumentalist, Arranger, Lyricist, Other, Musician, Honoree
Classifications: M1630.18, 784.4
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Classic blues from Smithsonian Folkways Recordings( Recording )

8 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The blues is a sound forged in hard times but powerful enough to bring on the good times. This collection covers nearly half a century of blues with styles including Delta, St. Louis, and Chicago blues by some of the genre's biggest legends
Folkways, a vision shared : a tribute to Woody Guthrie and Leadbelly by Woody Guthrie( Recording )

24 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Smithsonian Folkways children's music collection by Smithsonian Folkways( Recording )

5 editions published between 1942 and 1998 in English and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of twenty-six children's songs, games, and poems from Smithsonian Folkways Recordings and Folkways Records, performed by such artists as Woody Guthrie, Ella Jenkins, and Pete Seeger
Smithsonian Folkways American roots collection( Recording )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-six tracks from outstanding Smithsonian Folkways recordings present a panorama of American roots music. TN
Classic folk music from Smithsonian Folkways( Recording )

5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leadbelly sings folk songs by Leadbelly( Recording )

20 editions published between 1962 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Woody Guthrie sings folk songs by Woody Guthrie( Recording )

16 editions published between 1962 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic protest songs( )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

War, social injustice, and calls for action have long fueled the creative musical fire for many passionate artists. Here some of folk's greatest artists are featured in some of music's most powerful songs for change
Midnight special by Leadbelly( Recording )

20 editions published between 1947 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Where did you sleep last night by Leadbelly( Recording )

11 editions published in 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leadbelly by Leadbelly( Recording )

36 editions published between 1953 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

That's why we're marching by Woody Guthrie( )

5 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic African-American ballads : from Smithsonian Folkways( Recording )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic maritime music from Smithsonian Folkways recordings by Jeffrey Place( Recording )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If I had a hammer : songs of hope & struggle by Pete Seeger( Recording )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic railroad songs( Recording )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Free and equal blues by Josh White( )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bourgeois blues by Leadbelly( Recording )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Negro folk songs as sung by Lead Belly, "king of the twelve-string guitar players of the world," long-time convict in the penitentiaries of Texas and Louisiana by John A Lomax( )

2 editions published in 1936 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic folk songs for kids : from Smithsonian Folkways( Recording )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With this collection, curator Jeff Place culls a cross-section of 26 classics from the Smithsonian Folkways vaults to tell an intriguing story of American signature sing-along. The songs' origins are as fascinating as the songs are fun: centuries-old European ballads, an American Revolutionary tune, Nineteenth-century American folksongs, African-derived game songs, a sea chantey, a railroad jingle, camp songs, and even an opera song
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Alternative Names
Lead Belly, 1885-1949

Lead Belly Amerikaans zanger

Lead Belly cantante e chitarrista statunitense

Leadbelly

Leadbelly amerykański muzyk folkowy, bluesowy

Leadbelly musicien américain de folk et de blues

Leadbelly músico y compositor estadounidense

Leadbelly US-amerikanischer Bluessänger

Leadbetter, Huddie, 1885-1949

Ledbetter, Huddie

Ledbetter, Huddie, 1885?-1949

Ledbetter, Huddie William 1885-1949

Χάντυ Ουΐλιαμ Λεντμπέτερ

Лед Бели

Ледбелли

Лід Беллі

Лідбэлі

לדבטר, ה

לדבלי מוזיקאי אמריקאי

لید بلی

레드 벨리

レッドベリー

利德·貝利

Languages
English (217)

Covers
LeadbellyThe Midnight special : a novel about LeadbellyA tribute to Woody Guthrie & Leadbelly : teacher's guide