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Lead Belly: "Black Betty"

Tune du Jour: “Black Betty” – Lead Belly
THE CLASH of Cover Tunes: Nick Cave vs. Young Fresh Fellows vs. Tom Jones
Peruse, Comment and Vote (I Beseech, Implore and Urge Thee, respectively) 141 more words
THE CLASH Of Cover Tunes

Born to Rock: Lead Belly

Lead Belly was born around this day of January in 1888 or nine. This is a portion of his story, adapted from my Crawdaddy! column, The Origin of Song. 1,831 more words

Bob Dylan

1001 Songs - 1934 - 1940

List Item:  Listen to the 1001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die

Mal hombre – Lydia Mendoza (1934)

What strikes me most here is that it is just her and her guitar. 774 more words

In Progress

Blues and Rhythm Show 211 on 93.3 CFMU (Hamilton, Ontario)

 to Tell the Truth for Tuesday, January 5th (1:00 to 2:30pm)

We outlined a plan for this week’s program but decided to play some older music than what we had tentatively planned.   579 more words

Lead Belly

Between his unknown time of birth, singing a song about Adolph Hitler and a performance that led to his prison release, the career of guitarist and singer/songwriter Lead Belly marks an interesting chapter in the history of early blues and folk music. 193 more words

Guitar Legends

Box sets from Bruce, Bob, Aretha and more for the holidays

Selected box set reviews from The Associated Press:

Bruce Springsteen, “The Ties That Bind: The River Collection,” (Columbia) $119.98

No one does deluxe album reissues quite like Springsteen: 22 outtakes, half never before heard, a DVD of a concert from that era (1980) and a new film where he talks about his artistic choices at the time. 2,380 more words


Lead Belly - Absolutely The Best

Next up in this exploration of my music collection and complete dorkiness we have a Lead Belly CD. Again this write up is a repeat entry, we’re going to have a number of them for a while here, just bare with me, I promise we’ll have a ton of new reviews soon enough. 835 more words