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Odetta 1930-2008

Overview
Works: 310 works in 604 publications in 3 languages and 10,482 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Documentary films  Television plays  History  Blues (Music)  Blues-rock music  Concert films  Filmed performances  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Performer, Author, Actor, Singer, Instrumentalist, Interviewee, Musician, Composer
Classifications: PS3557.A355, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Odetta
The autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 1,566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of blacks in the South as seen through the eyes of a 110-year-old former slave
Lightning in a bottle( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More than 50 musicians gather in New York City to celebrate 100 years of the blues in this Blues Music Foundation benefit concert
The ballad of Ramblin' Jack( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the life of Ramblin' Jack Elliott who traveled and sang with Woody Guthrie and became a mentor to Bob Dylan. Jack's duaghter Aiyana had originally wanted to document the her father in action and bring his story to light. However, when she hit the road with him, the focus of the story turned from the roving cowboy's life on the road to the daughter's search for a dad who was rarely at home. This film, shot over a period of two years, contains performances, interviews and archival material including home movies from the Guthrie family's private collection
The essential Odetta by Odetta( Recording )

13 editions published between 1973 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Treasures from the Folk den by Roger McGuinn( Recording )

5 editions published in 2001 in 3 languages and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Greatest folksingers of the sixties( Recording )

4 editions published between 1972 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc 1: great artists from the Vanguard folk catalogue and disc 2: highlights of the Newport folk festivals
Blues everywhere I go by Odetta( Recording )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christmas spirituals by Odetta( Recording )

14 editions published between 1960 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Belafonte returns to Carnegie Hall by Harry Belafonte( Recording )

11 editions published between 1960 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Odetta and the blues by Odetta( )

16 editions published between 1962 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Festival filmed at the Newport Folk Festival by Murray Lerner( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cinematic synthesis of four Newport folk Festivals that depicts the years of transition for the art of folk music, 1963-1966
At the Gate of Horn by Odetta( Recording )

11 editions published between 1957 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tribute to Woody Guthrie by Woody Guthrie( Recording )

5 editions published between 1972 and 2000 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Highlights from concerts at Carnegie Hall, 1968; Hollywood Bowl, 1970
Gonna let it shine a concert for the holidays by Odetta( Recording )

2 editions published in 2005 in Undetermined and English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Folk song and minstrelsy( Recording )

6 editions published between 1961 and 1962 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tin angel by Odetta( )

9 editions published between 1954 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Best of Odetta ballads and blues by Odetta( Recording )

13 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Odetta gives mesmerizing performances of traditional folk and blues standards in her trademark contralto, accompanying herself on acoustic guitar or singing a cappella
Odetta sings ballads and blues by Odetta( Recording )

9 editions published between 1956 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lookin for a home thanks to Leadbelly by Odetta( Recording )

6 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Time-Life's treasury of folk music. an all-star hootenanny( Recording )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman
Alternative Names
Felious, Odetta 1930-2008

Gordon, Odetta 1930-2008

Gordon, Odetta Felious 1930-2008

Holmes, Odetta 1930-2008

Odetta Amerikaans zanger

Odetta amerikansk sanger

Odetta amerikansk songar

Odetta cantante e chitarrista statunitense

Odetta groupe de musique amricain

Odetta grupo musical estadounidense

Odetta Holmes

Odetta Holmes amerikansk sngare

Odetta Holmes US-amerikanische Sngerin

Odetta US-amerikanische Sngerin

Холмс, Одетта

אודטה

اودتا خواننده آمریکایی

オデッタ

歐蒂塔

Languages
English (128)

German (2)

French (1)

Covers
Contemporary Black biography. profiles from the international Black community