Video: Was Lead Belly a protest singer? A conversation with NMAAHC director Lonnie Bunch III
Although Lead Belly sang songs such as "Bourgeois Blues" and "Jim Crow Blues," was he a protest singer? Hear historian and director of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture Lonnie Bunch III’s take on the subject.
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Year Released: 2015