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Odetta 1930-2008

Overview
Works: 298 works in 627 publications in 3 languages and 11,153 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Documentary films  Television plays  Live sound recordings  Concert films  Nonfiction films  Blues (Music)  Blues-rock music  Filmed performances 
Roles: Performer, Author, Actor, Singer, Instrumentalist, Musician, Interviewee, Composer
Classifications: PS3557.A355, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Odetta
The autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman by Ernest J Gaines( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 1,589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Jane Pittman is celebrating her 110th birthday. As the civil rights movement heats up, Miss Jane, a former slave, recounts her memories of the black experience from picking potatoes on a southern plantation to fetching water for soldiers in the Civil War to her views on the current and turbulent equal rights movement
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
Belafonte returns to Carnegie Hall by Harry Belafonte( Recording )

13 editions published between 1960 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ballad of Ramblin' Jack( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 251 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. Documented by his daughter Aiyana, 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 )

14 editions published between 1973 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blues everywhere I go by Odetta( Recording )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Greatest folksingers of the sixties( Recording )

5 editions published between 1972 and 1996 in 4 languages and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc 1: great artists from the Vanguard folk catalogue and disc 2: highlights of the Newport folk festivals
Christmas spirituals by Odetta( Recording )

17 editions published between 1960 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Odetta and the blues by Odetta( )

16 editions published between 1962 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cinematic synthesis of four Newport folk Festivals that depicts the crucial 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 162 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 155 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

The tin angel by Odetta( )

9 editions published between 1954 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Folk song and minstrelsy( Recording )

6 editions published between 1961 and 1962 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

14 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content 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 )

11 editions published between 1956 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

7 editions published in 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Turnabout the story of the Yale Puppeteers( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of the Yale Puppeters and the Tournabout Theater in Hollywood during the 1920's and 1930's
Still Here by Williams Brothers (Gospel group)( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Evening-length dance work drawn from the testimonies of participants in the Survival Workshops, a series of workshops for people with life-threatening diseases
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman
Alternative Names
Felious, Odetta

Felious, Odetta 1930-2008

Gordon, Odetta 1930-2008

Gordon, Odetta Felious

Gordon, Odetta Felious 1930-2008

Holmes, Odetta

Holmes, Odetta 1930-2008

Odetta Amerikaans zanger

Odetta Amerikaans zangeres

Odetta amerikansk sanger

Odetta amerikansk songar

Odetta cantante e chitarrista statunitense

Odetta groupe de musique américain

Odetta grupo musical estadounidense

Odetta Holmes

Odetta Holmes amerikansk sångare

Odetta Holmes US-amerikanische Sängerin

Odetta US-amerikanische Sängerin

Холмс, Одетта

אודטה

اودتا خواننده آمریکایی

オデッタ

歐蒂塔

Languages
English (133)

German (4)

French (1)

Covers
Contemporary Black biography. profiles from the international Black community