Wolfe, Charles K. & Lornell, Kip
Title The Life and Legend of Leadbelly
Book Condition Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket
Publisher Secker & Warburg 1993
0436584107 / 9780436584107
Seller ID 11505
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.