WorldCat Identities

Leadbelly 1885-1949

Overview
Works: 1,109 works in 2,059 publications in 2 languages and 25,716 library holdings
Genres: Music  Blues (Music)  Songs and music  Folk music  Popular music  Folk songs, English  Discographies  Jazz  Cover versions  Folk songs 
Roles: Performer, Author, Singer, Instrumentalist, Composer, Arranger, Lyricist, Musician, Other, Honoree
Classifications: M1630.18, 784.4
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Most widely held works by Leadbelly
Classic blues from Smithsonian Folkways Recordings( Recording )

10 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 708 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
Smithsonian Folkways children's music collection by Smithsonian Folkways( Recording )

7 editions published between 1942 and 1998 in English and held by 499 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 )

6 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Smithsonian Folkways American roots collection( Recording )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Smithsonian Folkway presents a panorama of American Roots music with styles including blues, folk, bluegrass, and jazz. This collection also features classic tracks from Pete Seeger, Woody Guthrie, Lucinda Williams, Bill Monroe, and more
Leadbelly sings folk songs by Leadbelly( Recording )

18 editions published between 1962 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Midnight special by Leadbelly( Recording )

36 editions published between 1942 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 399 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 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic protest songs( Recording )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 376 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
Leadbelly by Leadbelly( Recording )

52 editions published between 1953 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 353 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( )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 333 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 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 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Woody Guthrie sings folk songs by Woody Guthrie( Recording )

13 editions published between 1962 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bourgeois blues by Leadbelly( Recording )

11 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Free and equal blues by Josh White( )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic railroad songs( Recording )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the railroad expanded across America, it became the inspiration for many songs. This collection features railroad themed songs from artists including Leadbelly, Pete Seeger and more
Folkways, a vision shared : a tribute to Woody Guthrie and Leadbelly by Bob Dylan( Recording )

20 editions published in 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best of Preservation Hall Jazz Band by Preservation Hall Jazz Band( Recording )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 296 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( )

1 edition published in 1936 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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LeadbellyThe Midnight special : a novel about LeadbellyA tribute to Woody Guthrie & Leadbelly : teacher's guide
Alternative Names
Lead belly 1885-1949

Lead Belly Amerikaans zanger

Lead Belly cantante e chitarrista statunitense

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Leadbelly

Leadbelly 1885-1949

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

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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 (234)

Spanish (4)