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Lead Belly Sings Folk Songs

Lead Belly Sings Folk Songs

Vital 1940s recordings of 15 songs featuring Lead Belly performing solo and accompanied by Woody Guthrie, Cisco Houston, and Sonny Terry. Tracks include Stewball, Lining Track, and On a Monday. "...[Lead Belly's] powerful, fluid baritone and brilliant 12-string playing have a clarity never heard on older records...emotional singing...[and] deeply banked political fires..." — Boston Globe "...[Lead Belly's] powerful, fluid baritone and brilliant 12-string playing have a clarity never heard on older records...emotional singing...[and] deeply banked political fires..." -- Boston Globe

Track Listing

101
There's a Man Going Around Taking Names Lead Belly 1:26
102
Stewball Lead Belly 2:30
103
Keep Your Hands Off Her Lead Belly 2:53
104
Good, Good, Good (Talking, Preaching) / We Shall Walk Thru the Valley (medley) Lead Belly 2:13
105
Linin' Track Lead Belly 1:13
106
Outskirts of Town Lead Belly 2:42
107
We Shall Be Free Lead Belly 2:36
108
Ain't You Glad (Blood Done Signed My Name) Lead Belly 2:21
201
On a Monday Lead Belly 1:50
202
Jean Harlow Lead Belly 1:42
203
Corn Bread Rough Lead Belly 2:09
204
National Defense Blues Lead Belly 3:02
205
Little Children's Blues Lead Belly 2:29
206
Fiddler's Dram Lead Belly 2:30
207
Meeting at the Building Lead Belly 1:00

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