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The Best Of Leadbelly

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Where Did You Sleep Last Night?
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The Bourgeois Blues
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Poor Howard / Green Corn
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The Gallis Pole
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Noted Rider
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Big Fat Woman
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Borrow Love And Go
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Bring Me Li'l Water Silvy
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Julie Ann Johnson
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Line 'Em
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Whoa Buck, Buck
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John Hardy
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In New Orleans
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Goodnight Irene
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Looky Looky Yonder / Black Betty / Yellow Women's Doorbells
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How Long Blues (Feat. Sonny Terry)
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Yellow Gal
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On A Monday (I'm Almost Done)
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PRetty Flowers In My Backyard (Feat. Josh White)
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The Boll Weevil
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Cow Cow Yicky Yea / Out On The Western Plain
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Pretty Flowers In My Backyard
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De Kalb Blues
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Roberta
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Blue Tail Fly
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Total Tracks: 25   Total Length: 60:44

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Lead Belly

Bmachat

Citing Lead Belly as the "Roots of Nirvana" is an inslut to him and all that stood before him, lead belly influenced Nirvana yes, but he also influenced Donovan, The Beatles, Bob Dylan, Ramblin; Jack Elliot and so many more.

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mmm, think twice

J.T.

I know who leadbelly is and was looking forward to the music. Unfortunately some of these songs are cut short - before the song ends the mp3 stops. I was dissapointed.

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Leadbelly

BigBuddhaPuppy

Best of the best...give Leadbelly a listen if you love the blues or folk music...You might think Leadbelly is singing about some of things occuring in the present time..

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