Lead Belly's Last Sessions

Lead Belly's Last Sessions

(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1994), 4 hours 12 mins

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Field of Interest
American Music
Description
Spontaneous, intimate, spellbinding recordings from 1948. Four discs contain 96 songs and include the two remaining unissued tracks from the Last Sessions, plus Lead Belly's best-known songs such as Midnight Special, Goodnight Irene, and Rock Island Line. The 24-page booklet contains rare photos, articles, original documentation, technical notes, biography, bibliography, and discography. Produced and annotated by Frederic Ramsey, Jr. Reissue compiled and annotated by Anthony Seeger, Matt Walters and Jeff Place. "Rich in tone and pungent with history and personality." — Goldmine
Content Type
Music recording
Duration
4 hours 12 mins
Format
Audio
Sub Genre
Folk Song, Country/Rural Blues, Calls/Hollers, Ballad, Children's Song
Label
Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
Release Date
1994
Subject
American Music, World Music, Music & Performing Arts, American Studies, American Folk Music, United States and Canada, Música Folklórica Norteamericana, Folk Music Norte-Americana, Estados Unidos y Canadá, Estados Unidos e Canadá, United States
Keywords and Translated Subjects
Música Folklórica Norteamericana, Folk Music Norte-Americana, Estados Unidos y Canadá, Estados Unidos e Canadá

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