The Life and Legend of Leadbelly

By: Wolfe, Charles K. & Lornell, Kip

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xv, 333pp, plates, discography. Huddie Ledbetter, known to his fans as Leadbelly, was among the most prominent black folk singers in American history. 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.

Title: The Life and Legend of Leadbelly

Author Name: Wolfe, Charles K. & Lornell, Kip

Categories: Popular Music & Jazz, Folk Music,

Publisher: Secker & Warburg: 1993

ISBN Number: 0436584107

ISBN Number 13: 9780436584107

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket

Seller ID: 11505

Keywords: JAZZ Huddie Ledbetter Folk Music Folk Singer Blues,