Moses Asch/Alan Lomax The Leadbelly Songbook: The Ballads, Blues and Folksongs of Huddie Ledbetter Oak Publications 1962 1st Edition
Title: The Leadbelly Songbook: The Ballads, Blues and Folksongs of Huddie Ledbetter
Author: Moses Asch/Alan Lomax
Publisher: Oak Publications 1962
Edition: First Edition
Synopsis: Contents: Best of friends / Sonny Terry -- Foreword / Moses Asch -- Leadbelly / Pete Seeger -- Leadbelly's legacy / Frederic Ramsey, Jr. -- Leadbelly, king of the 12-string guitar / Charles E. Smith -- Midnite special / Woody Guthrie
-- Looky, looky yonder -- Leavin' blues -- Poor Howard -- Backwater blues -- Boll weevil -- Bourgeois blues -- Didn't Old John -- Titanic -- 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 lbues -- Look away in the heven -- 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 -- Good morning blues -- More yet -- Army life -- Julie Ann Johnson -- Hitler 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 to long -- Can't you line 'em? -- Jean Harlow -- Grey goose -- Easy rider -- Red bird -- Jim Crow blues -- Little Sally Walker -- Irene -- In the evening
Overall Condition: Very good with clean text and minimal signs of age and handling. A picture is worth a 1000 words so please look at the images.
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