Leadbelly

Leadbelly
Aliases
Lead Belly (Huddie Ledbetter)
Real name
Huddie Ledbetter
Born
January 23, 1888
Died
December 6, 1949
Country
United States
IPI
00017609586
00041459000
00249105476
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Releases

Albums

Title Performer Release date Label
Go Down Old Hannah - The Library of Congress Recordings (Volume 6) Lead Belly 1994 Rounder
Good Mornin' Blues - Early Leadbelly 1935-1940 Leadbelly 1969 Biograph
Keep Your Hands Off Her Leadbelly 1965 Verve Folkways
Leadbelly's Last Sessions [Volume One] Leadbelly 1954 Folkways
Leadbelly's Last Sessions [Volume Two] Leadbelly 1954 Folkways
Lead Belly: The Smithsonian Folkways Collection Lead Belly 2015 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
Negro Folksongs Lead Belly 1946 Disc
Negro Folk Songs for Young People Leadbelly 1960 Folkways
Negro Sinful Songs Lead Belly 1939 Musicraft
Rock Island Line - Huddie Ledbetter Memorial, Vol. 2 Lead Belly 1953 Folkways
Songs by Lead Belly accompanied by Sonny Terry Lead Belly accompanied by Sonny Terry 1943 Asch Recordings
The Library of Congress Recordings Leadbelly 1966 Elektra
Work Songs of the U.S.A. Lead Belly May 1942 Asch Recordings

Singles

Title Performer Release date Label
(Black Gal) Where Did You Sleep Last Night? Leadbelly 1944 Musicraft
Digging My Potatoes Lead Belly February 1948 Disc
Good Morning Blues Leadbelly 1941 Bluebird
Grasshoppers in My Pillow Leadbelly October 1947 Capitol Records
Pig Meat Papa Lead Belly (Huddie Ledbetter) April 1936 Perfect
Red Cross Store Blues Huddie Leadbelly 1941 Bluebird
Sail On, Little Girl, Sail On Huddie Leadbelly October 1940 Bluebird
The Midnight Special Lead Belly and The Golden Gate Quartet January 1941 Victor

Performances also appear on

Title Performer Release date Label
American Folksay Ballads and Dances Vol. 2 various artists 1953 Stinson Records

Tributes

Title Performer Release date Label
Black Girl Lils Mackintosh 1999 Quintessence Records
Folkways - A Vision Shared - A Tribute to Woody Guthrie and Leadbelly various artists 1988 Columbia
Lead Belly's Gold Eric Bibb and JJ Milteau November 6, 2015 Stony Plain
These Are My Roots - Clifford Jordan Plays Leadbelly Clifford Jordan 1965 Atlantic