Coverart for item
The Resource The Leadbelly songbook : the ballads, blues, and folksongs of Huddie Ledbetter, edited by Moses Asch and Alan Lomax ; [musical transcriptions by Jerry Silverman ; introductory essays and biographical sketches by Frederic Ramsey, Jr., Charles Edward Smith, Alan Lomax, Woody Guthrie and Pete Seeger ; foreword by Moses Asch]

The Leadbelly songbook : the ballads, blues, and folksongs of Huddie Ledbetter, edited by Moses Asch and Alan Lomax ; [musical transcriptions by Jerry Silverman ; introductory essays and biographical sketches by Frederic Ramsey, Jr., Charles Edward Smith, Alan Lomax, Woody Guthrie and Pete Seeger ; foreword by Moses Asch]

Label
The Leadbelly songbook : the ballads, blues, and folksongs of Huddie Ledbetter
Title
The Leadbelly songbook
Title remainder
the ballads, blues, and folksongs of Huddie Ledbetter
Statement of responsibility
edited by Moses Asch and Alan Lomax ; [musical transcriptions by Jerry Silverman ; introductory essays and biographical sketches by Frederic Ramsey, Jr., Charles Edward Smith, Alan Lomax, Woody Guthrie and Pete Seeger ; foreword by Moses Asch]
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Accompanying matter
  • discography
  • other
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1885-1949
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Leadbelly
Form of composition
folk music
Format of music
other
Literary text for sound recordings
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1915-2002
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Asch, Moses
  • Lomax, Alan
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • Folk songs, English
  • Leadbelly
  • Leadbelly
  • African Americans
  • Folk songs, English
  • United States
Label
The Leadbelly songbook : the ballads, blues, and folksongs of Huddie Ledbetter, edited by Moses Asch and Alan Lomax ; [musical transcriptions by Jerry Silverman ; introductory essays and biographical sketches by Frederic Ramsey, Jr., Charles Edward Smith, Alan Lomax, Woody Guthrie and Pete Seeger ; foreword by Moses Asch]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Discography & song index: p. 96-97
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
notated music
Content type code
  • ntm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Looky, looky yonder -- Leavin' blues -- Poor Howard -- Backwater blues -- Boll weevil -- Bourgeois blues -- Didn't old John -- Titantic -- Ain't it a shame -- There's a man goin' 'round takin' names -- Corn bread rough (Sukey Jump) -- Happy birthday -- John Henry -- Fannin Street -- De Kalb blues -- Look away in the heaven -- Pretty flower -- Black girl -- Old riley -- Cotton song -- They hung Him on a cross -- Salty dog -- Borrow love and go -- Come along all you cowboys -- Meeting at the building -- Take this hammer -- Whoa buck -- Cow cow yicky yicky yea -- Keep your hands off -- Old man will your dog catch a rabbit? -- Go down old Hannah -- You can't lose-a me cholly -- Gallis (Gallows) pole -- Skip to my Lou -- Yellow gal -- Ham and eggs Pick a bale of cotton -- House of the rising sun -- Green corn -- We shall walk through the valley -- Bring me a little water, Silvy -- Christmas is a-coming T.B. Blues -- Jailhouse blues -- Good morning blues -- More yet -- Army life -- Julie Ann Johnson -- Hilter song -- Shorty George -- Ha-ha this a-way -- Midnight special stewball -- National defense blues -- Duncan and Brady -- Alabama bound -- We shall be free -- Haul away Joe -- Pigmeat -- On a monday (almost done) -- Rock Island line -- Ain't you glad -- Little children's blues -- Black betty -- Don't sleep too long -- Can't you line 'em? -- Jean Harlow -- Grey goose -- Easy rider -- Red bird -- Jim Crow blues -- Little Sally Walker -- Irene -- In the evening
Control code
ocm00588741
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
96 pages
Isbn
9780825600425
Lccn
m 62001003
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
The Leadbelly songbook : the ballads, blues, and folksongs of Huddie Ledbetter, edited by Moses Asch and Alan Lomax ; [musical transcriptions by Jerry Silverman ; introductory essays and biographical sketches by Frederic Ramsey, Jr., Charles Edward Smith, Alan Lomax, Woody Guthrie and Pete Seeger ; foreword by Moses Asch]
Publication
Note
Discography & song index: p. 96-97
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
notated music
Content type code
  • ntm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Looky, looky yonder -- Leavin' blues -- Poor Howard -- Backwater blues -- Boll weevil -- Bourgeois blues -- Didn't old John -- Titantic -- Ain't it a shame -- There's a man goin' 'round takin' names -- Corn bread rough (Sukey Jump) -- Happy birthday -- John Henry -- Fannin Street -- De Kalb blues -- Look away in the heaven -- Pretty flower -- Black girl -- Old riley -- Cotton song -- They hung Him on a cross -- Salty dog -- Borrow love and go -- Come along all you cowboys -- Meeting at the building -- Take this hammer -- Whoa buck -- Cow cow yicky yicky yea -- Keep your hands off -- Old man will your dog catch a rabbit? -- Go down old Hannah -- You can't lose-a me cholly -- Gallis (Gallows) pole -- Skip to my Lou -- Yellow gal -- Ham and eggs Pick a bale of cotton -- House of the rising sun -- Green corn -- We shall walk through the valley -- Bring me a little water, Silvy -- Christmas is a-coming T.B. Blues -- Jailhouse blues -- Good morning blues -- More yet -- Army life -- Julie Ann Johnson -- Hilter song -- Shorty George -- Ha-ha this a-way -- Midnight special stewball -- National defense blues -- Duncan and Brady -- Alabama bound -- We shall be free -- Haul away Joe -- Pigmeat -- On a monday (almost done) -- Rock Island line -- Ain't you glad -- Little children's blues -- Black betty -- Don't sleep too long -- Can't you line 'em? -- Jean Harlow -- Grey goose -- Easy rider -- Red bird -- Jim Crow blues -- Little Sally Walker -- Irene -- In the evening
Control code
ocm00588741
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
96 pages
Isbn
9780825600425
Lccn
m 62001003
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

Library Locations

    • Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial LibraryBorrow it
      901 G Street NW, Washington, DC, 20001, US
      38.8986949 -77.0247823
Processing Feedback ...