Huddie Ledbetter, known to his fans as Leadbelly, was among the most prominent black folk singers in American history. He exposed the powerful vein of black southern folk music to the American people by reaching back into his past to share his roots with them. His songs, such as "Goodnight Irene" and "Midnight Special", have become part of American culture, and his music helped to lay the foundations for blues, modern folk music, and rock and roll. But most fans only know an image of Leadbelly, not the complicated ...

The Life and Legend of Leadbelly 1994, HarperCollins Publishers

ISBN-13: 9780060924683

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The Life and Legend of Leadbelly 1993, Martin Secker & Warburg Ltd, Lodnon

ISBN-13: 9780436584107

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The Life and Legend of Leadbelly 1992, HarperCollins Publishers, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780060168629

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