WorldCat Identities

Leadbelly 1885-1949

Overview
Works: 1,010 works in 1,874 publications in 2 languages and 24,349 library holdings
Genres: Music  Folk music  Popular music  Folk songs, English  Blues (Music)  Folk songs  Songs  Children's sound recordings  Discographies  Cover versions 
Roles: Performer, Author, Singer, Composer, Instrumentalist, Arranger, Lyricist, Other, Musician, Honoree
Classifications: M1630.18, 784.4
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Most widely held works about Leadbelly
 
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Classic blues from Smithsonian Folkways Recordings( Recording )

8 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 684 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 Bob Dylan( Recording )

24 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

6 editions published between 1942 and 1998 in English and held by 505 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
Classic folk music from Smithsonian Folkways( Recording )

5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leadbelly sings folk songs by Leadbelly( Recording )

20 editions published between 1962 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 454 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 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Smithsonian Folkways American roots collection( Recording )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-six tracks from outstanding Smithsonian Folkways recordings present a panorama of American roots music. TN
Midnight special by Leadbelly( Recording )

19 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 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leadbelly by Leadbelly( Recording )

36 editions published between 1953 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the swamplands of Louisiana, the prisons of Texas, and the streets of New York City, Lead Belly and his music became cornerstones of American music and touchstones of African American cultural legacy
That's why we're marching by Woody Guthrie( Recording )

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 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic protest songs( )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 326 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
Classic maritime music from Smithsonian Folkways recordings by Jeffrey Place( Recording )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 324 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 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 318 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
Classic railroad songs( Recording )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Free and equal blues by Josh White( )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bourgeois blues by Leadbelly( Recording )

9 editions published between 1990 and 2000 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 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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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 (219)

Spanish (1)

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