The Life & Legend of Leadbelly is a solid, fact-filled biography traces the life and career of Huddie Ledbetter (or Leadbelly, as he was commonly…
Book Review

The Life & Legend of Leadbelly

The Life & Legend of Leadbelly is a solid, fact-filled biography traces the life and career of Huddie Ledbetter (or Leadbelly, as he was commonly known), who was, in his own double-edged words, ''the famousest nigger guitar player in the world.'' B+

Originally posted Feb 11, 1994 Published in issue #209 Feb 11, 1994 Order article reprints
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