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1885-1949 Leadbelly

1885-1949 Leadbelly appears in the following:

American Jazz Concert

Saturday, February 19, 1949

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Incomplete.

Begins with clarinetist Tony Parenti playing an unnamed ragtime tune for an audience.

Parenti plays "Maple Leaf Rag" by Scott Joplin with piano accompaniment ...

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"Great American folk singers" : [Leadbelly].

Monday, February 18, 1946

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Leadbelly (credited on label as "Honey Leadbetter") "knocks himself out" singing excerpts from the following songs:

Irene, goodnight
Shout on
Every time I feel the spirit ...

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[Lomax and Leadbelly]

Monday, February 14, 1944

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"Songs the People Sing," program #37 of the American Music Festival.

WNYC announcer introduces the program. Leadbelly explains the first song, "What Can I Do to Change Your ...

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America Tells Its Stories : Ann Graham and Lead Belly

Friday, February 14, 1941

The exact date of this episode is unknown. We've filled in the date above with a placeholder. What we actually have on record is: 1941-02-14 (ca.).

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Program 35.
Huddie Ledbetter ...

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Leadbelly, Sam Price, and Albert Ammons in Studio

Wednesday, February 12, 1941

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Ralph Berton hosts a music program featuring songs by Leadbelly.

At head, Leadbelly has just finished singing "Grey Goose." Berton explains the importance of work songs to laborers ...

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