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Odetta 1930-2008

Overview
Works: 330 works in 541 publications in 1 language and 9,416 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  History  Television plays  Blues (Music)  Blues-rock music  Biography  Television adaptations  Music 
Roles: Performer, Vocalist, Singer, Instrumentalist, Musician, Composer, Interviewee
Classifications: PS3557.A355, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Odetta Publications about Odetta
Publications by Odetta Publications by Odetta
posthumous Publications by Odetta, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Odetta
The autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 1,434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The history of blacks in the South as seen through the eyes of a 110-year-old former slave. Based on the novel by Ernest J. Gaines
Lightning in a bottle ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 440 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 266 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 )
10 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 )
4 editions published in 2001 in 3 languages and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Belafonte returns to Carnegie Hall by Harry Belafonte ( Recording )
9 editions published between 1960 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Festival filmed at the Newport Folk Festival by Joan Baez ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 169 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
Blues everywhere I go by Odetta ( Recording )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Christmas spirituals by Odetta ( Recording )
8 editions published between 1960 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Greatest folksingers of the sixties ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Odetta and the blues by Odetta ( )
10 editions published between 1962 and 2008 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At the Gate of Horn by Odetta ( Recording )
8 editions published between 1957 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gonna let it shine a concert for the holidays by Odetta ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2005 in Undetermined and English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A tribute to Woody Guthrie by Woody Guthrie ( Recording )
3 editions published between 1976 and 1989 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Highlights from concerts at Carnegie Hall, 1968; Hollywood Bowl, 1970
Sings ballads and blues by Odetta ( Recording )
8 editions published between 1956 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A patriot's songbook a companion to A patriot's handbook ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 102 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 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The tin angel by Odetta ( )
6 editions published between 1954 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Odetta at town hall by Odetta ( Recording )
9 editions published between 1961 and 2006 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bob Dylan's Greenwich Village sounds from the scene in 1961 by Bob Dylan ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In early 1961, a 19-year-old Bob Dylan, having dropped out of college at the end of his freshman year, traveled to New York City, ostensibly to visit his idol Woody Guthrie, hospitalized with Huntingdon's Disease. Represents the scene he discovered, the sounds he found Blowin' in the Wind and the artists who were already playing the clubs and bars of the Village upon his arrival
 
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Alternative Names
Felious, Odetta, 1930-2008
Gordon, Odetta 1930-2008
Gordon, Odetta Felious, 1930-2008
Holmes, Odetta, 1930-2008
Languages
English (103)
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