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Lead Belly, Leadbelly
64 (age at death) years
29th January, 1885
Mooringsport, Louisiana, United States
6th December, 1949
|Place of Death||
New York City, U.S.
Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery, Mooringsport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA
|Music Genre (Text)||
Delta blues, songster, country blues, folk, Folk blues, gospel
Blues, Acoustic Blues, Country Blues, Folk-Blues, Folk Revival, Folksongs, Field Recordings, Songster
Earthy, Organic, Rousing, Passionate, Plaintive, Gritty, Rustic, Melancholy, Earnest, Literate, Amiable/Good-Natured, Autumnal, Rollicking, Playful, Sad, Reflective, Intimate, Poignant, Bittersweet, Sentimental, Spiritual
Guitar, Piano, Accordion, Composer, Vocals
Vocals, guitar, accordion, piano, lap steel guitar
Huddie William Ledbetter (; January 23, 1888 – December 6, 1949), better known by the stage name Lead Belly, was an American folk and blues singer, musician, and songwriter notable for his strong vocals, virtuosity on the twelve-string guitar, and the folk standards he introduced, including his renditions of "Goodnight, Irene", "Midnight Special", "Cotton Fields", and "Boll Weevil".