Lead Belly SFW45047
This collection features delightful songs for young children as well as the work songs, blues, and spirituals Lead Belly used to teach children about the experiences and emotions of adult life. Originally recorded in children's concerts and studios for Moses Asch and Folkways Records in the 1940s, the 28 songs and spoken introductions reveal the humor, humanity, and musical genius of one of the great artists of the twentieth century. Essential listening for all ages. Produced by Moses Asch. Reissue compiled and annotated by Jeff Place.
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Record Label Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
Source Archive Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Copyright 1999 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
Country(s) United States
Culture Group(s) African American
Instrument(s) Guitar; Harmonica; Piano; Vocals
Subject(s) Blues; Folk songs--United States; Music--Juvenile
- Anthony Seeger - Producer
- Lead Belly - Artist
- Moses Asch - Recorder
- Jeff Place - Producer; Liner Notes