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Author Leadbelly, 1885-1949, composer, performer.

Title Lead Belly [sound recording] : The Smithsonian Folkways Collection

Imprint Washington DC : Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2015.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc    MJB LEAD SFC L28CD    Available
 GDL Central Library Music Compact Disc    MJB LEAD SFC L28CD    Available
Description 5 sound discs : digital, 4 3/4 in. + 1 book (139 pages : illustrations ; 31 cm)
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performed music rdacontent
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Physical Medium 4 3/4 in.
Description digital optical rda
audio file CD audio rda
Note Compact discs.
Includes previously released material.
Title from container.
Bibliography Book contains bibliographical references and discography.
Contents disc 1. Irene (Goodnight Irene) -- The Bourgeois blues -- Fannin Street (Mister Tom Hughes Town) -- The midnight special -- John Henry -- Black girl (Where did sleep last night) -- Pick a bale of cotton -- Take this hammer -- Cotton fields -- Old Riley -- Rock Island Line -- The Gallis Pole -- Ha-ha this a way -- Sukey jump -- Boll weevil -- Scottsboro boys -- Governor O.K. Allen -- Governor Pat Neff -- There's a man going around taking names -- On a Monday -- You can't lose me, Cholly -- Keep your hands off her -- We shall be free (with Woody Guthrie and Cisco Houston) --
disc 2. Alabama bound -- Almost day -- Fiddler's dr[e]am -- Green corn -- Sally Walker -- Bring me a little water, Silvy -- Julie Ann Johnson -- Linin' track -- Whoa, back, buck -- Shorty George -- Ham and eggs -- Moanin' -- Out on the Western Plains -- Noted rider -- Meeting at the building -- Good, good, good (Talking preaching) ; We shall walk through the valley -- Ain't you glad (the blood done signed my name) -- I'm so glad, I done got over -- The Hindenburg disaster -- Ella speed -- Haul away Joe -- Old man -- Sweet Jenny Lee -- Jean Harlow -- Laura -- Queen Mary --
disc 3. Good morning blues -- Sail on, little girl -- Easy rider -- Poor Howard -- Duncan and Brady -- How long, how long -- T.B. blues -- Jim Crow blues -- Pigmeat -- John Hardy -- Outskirts of town -- 4, 5, and 9 -- In the evening (When the sun goes down) -- Red Cross Store blues -- Diggin' my potatoes -- Blind lemon -- When a man's a long way from home -- Alberta -- Excerpt from "The lonesome train" -- National defense blues -- Hitler song (Mr. Hitler) -- Big fat woman -- Been so long (Bellevue Hospital blues) --
disc 4, Radio. WNYC Folk songs of America, Lead Belly. Grey goose ; Boll weevil ; Yellow gal ; Ha-ha this a way ; Leaving blues ; Irene (outro) -- WNYC Folk songs of America, Lead Belly and the Oleander Quartet. Almost day ; Blues in my kitchen ; Blues in my dining room ; I went up on the mountain ; Good morning blues ; Baby, don't you love me no more ; T.B. Blues ; Irene (outro) -- If it wasn't for Dicky -- What's you gonna do when the world's on fire (with Anne Graham) -- Rock me (Hide me in thy bosom) (with Anne Graham) -- Packin' trunk blues -- Leaving blues -- How com you do me like you do? -- One dime blues -- I'm going to buy you a brand new Ford -- Jail-house blues -- Shout on -- Come and sit down beside me -- Red river --
disc 5. Last sessions. Yes, I was standing in the bottom -- Ain't going down to the well no more (version 2) -- Everytime I go out -- Go down, Old Hannah -- Black Betty -- Nobody knows you when you're down and out (with Bessie Smith) -- Stewball -- Ain't it a shame to go fishin' on a Sunday -- Relax your mind -- Princess Elizabeth -- Silver City Bound -- The Titanic -- House of the rising sun -- It's tight like that -- Diggin' my potatoes -- Springtime in the Rockies -- Backwater blues -- Didn't Old John Cross the water -- De Kalb blues -- They hung him on the cross (version 1) -- They hung him on the cross (version 2) -- In the world.
Book: Lead Belly : a man of contradiction and complexity / by Robert Santelli -- The life and legacy of Lead Belly / by Jeff Place.
Performer Performed by Leadbelly ; with accompanying performers on some tracks.
Subject Blues (Music)
Guitar music (Blues)
Added Author Houston, Cisco performer.
Smith, Bessie, 1894-1937, performer.
Santelli, Robert, writer of supplementary textual content.
Place, Jeffrey writer of supplementary textual content.
Guthrie, Woody, 1912-1967, performer.
Added Title Leadbelly : The Smithsonian Folkways Collection
Smithsonian Folkways Collection
ISBN 0970494254
Standard No. 00093074020128 gtin-14
Music No. 40201 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

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