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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Songs written by Leadbelly

Original songs

Title Written by Originally by Original date Covered by
Almost Day Leadbelly, Alan Lomax Leadbelly 1960 Covered by David Maloney
Bring Me Li'l Water Silvy Leadbelly Lead Belly 1946 Covered by (17 artists)
Cotton Song Leadbelly Leadbelly 1953 Covered by (97 artists)
Good Morning Blues Leadbelly, Alan Lomax Leadbelly 1941 Covered by (22 artists)
Grasshoppers in My Pillow Leadbelly Leadbelly October 1947 Covered by (2 artists)
Irene Leadbelly, John Lomax Leadbelly July 16, 1933 Covered by (144 artists)
Keep Your Hands off Her Leadbelly Covered by (12 artists)
Leaving Blues Leadbelly Leadbelly 1941 Covered by (3 artists)
Looky Looky Yonder Leadbelly, John Lomax, Alan Lomax Lead Belly 1939 Covered by (2 artists)
On a Monday Leadbelly Lead Belly 1939 Covered by (30 artists)
Out on the Western Plains Leadbelly Lead Belly 1946 Covered by (20 artists)
Pigmeat Leadbelly Lead Belly (Huddie Ledbetter) April 1936 Covered by Fiona Boyes
Ride On Leadbelly Leadbelly 1966 Covered by Little Axe
Run, Sinners Leadbelly Covered by (2 artists)
Silver City Bound Leadbelly, Alan Lomax Leadbelly 1954 Covered by (10 artists)
The Bourgeois Blues Leadbelly, Alan Lomax Leadbelly December 26, 1938 Covered by (12 artists)

Adapted songs

Title Written by Originals Originally by Covered by
If It Wasn't for Dicky Leadbelly Drimmen Down Leadbelly Covered by (54 artists)
Mama, Did You Bring Me Any Silver? Leadbelly The Maid Freed from the Gallows Lead Belly
Red Cross Store Blues Leadbelly Red Cross Blues Huddie Leadbelly Covered by (2 artists)
Take a Whiff on Me Leadbelly, Alan Lomax Honey, Take a One on Me Leadbelly Covered by (6 artists)