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Lead Belly's Last Sessions 4 CD Set

Lead Belly's Last Sessions 4 CD Set

  • $3999


The definitive collection from this legendary African American singer and songwriter, issued by Smithsonian/Folkways. Intimate and spellbinding recordings from his last session in 1948: 96 songs issued in a set of 4 compact discs, featuring his best known songs such as Midnight Special, Goodnight Irene, Rock Island Line and Easy Rider.
The 24-page accompanying booklet includes rare photos and articles, original documentation, technical notes, and a discography.



     101      Yes, I Was Standing in the Bottom      Lead Belly      1:40     
     102     Yes, I'm Going Down in Louisiana     Lead Belly     0:42    
     103     Ain't Going Down to the Well No More     Lead Belly     1:23    
     104     Dick Ligger's Holler     Lead Belly     0:43    
     105     Liza Jane     Lead Belly     2:08    
     106     Dog Latin Song     Lead Belly     0:52    
     107     Leaving Blues     Lead Belly     0:31    
     108     Go Down, Old Hannah     Lead Belly     4:59    
     109     The Blue Tailed Fly (Jimmie Crack Corn)     Lead Belly     2:20    
     110     Nobody in This World is Better Than Us     Lead Belly     1:26    
     111     We're in the Same Boat, Brother     Lead Belly     2:18    
     112     Looky Looky Yonder     Lead Belly     1:33    
     113     Jolly O the Ransom     Lead Belly     0:57    
     114     Old Ship of Zion     Lead Belly     1:51    
     115     Bring Me a Little Water, Silvy     Lead Belly     1:27    
     116     Mistreatin' Mama     Lead Belly     1:24    
     117     Black Betty     Lead Belly     1:52    
     118     Ain't Going Down to the Well No More     Lead Belly     2:45    
     119     Yes, I'm Going Down in Louisiana     Lead Belly     0:28    
     120     I Don't Know You, What Have I Done?     Lead Belly     3:11    
     121     Rock Island Line     Lead Belly     1:03    
     122     Old Man, Will Your Dog Catch a Rabbit?     Lead Belly     1:29    
     123     Shorty George     Lead Belly     0:46    
     124     Stewball     Lead Belly     2:34    
     125     Bottle Up and Go     Lead Belly     1:25    
     126     You Know I Got to Do It     Lead Belly     0:52    
     127     Ain't It a Shame to Go Fishin' on Sunday     Lead Belly     1:21    
     128     DeKalb Blues (Ain't Gonna Drink No More)     Lead Belly     2:37    
     129     Winnsboro Cotton Mill Blues     Lead Belly     2:18    
     130     My Lindy Lou     Lead Belly     1:08    
     131     I'm Thinking of a Friend     Lead Belly     3:22    
     132     He Never Said a Mumbling Word     Lead Belly     2:28    
     133     Gee, But I Want to Go Home (Army Life)     Lead Belly     3:59    
     134     In the World     Lead Belly     2:01    
     135     I Want to Go Home     Lead Belly     1:26    
     201     New Iberia     Lead Belly     3:08    
     202     Dancing with Tears in My Eyes     Lead Belly     3:11    
     203     John Henry     Lead Belly     4:59    
     204     Salty Dog     Lead Belly     3:29    
     205     National Defense Blues     Lead Belly     3:30    
     206     Easy, Mr. Tom     Lead Belly     2:08    
     207     Relax Your Mind     Lead Belly     4:09    
     208     Bottle Up and Go     Lead Belly     3:36    
     209     Polly Wolly Wee     Lead Belly     1:45    
     210     Pig Latin Song     Lead Belly     2:10    
     211     Hawaiian Song     Lead Belly     2:15    
     212     Drinkin' Lum Y A Alla     Lead Belly     1:50    
     213     The Gray Goose     Lead Belly     2:17    
     214     Silver City Bound     Lead Belly     6:01    
     215     The Titanic     Lead Belly     5:14    
     216     Death Letter Blues     Lead Belly     3:30    
     217     Oh, Mary Don't You Weep     Lead Belly     3:28    
     218     He Never Said a Mumbling Word     Lead Belly     2:49    
     301     The Midnight Special     Lead Belly     2:11    
     302     Boll Weevil     Lead Belly     3:06    
     303     Careless Love     Lead Belly     6:29    
     304     Easy Rider     Lead Belly     3:00    
     305     Fannin Street (Mr. Tom Hughes' Town)(Cry to Me)     Lead Belly     3:31    
     306     DeKalb Blues (Ain't Going to Drink No More)     Lead Belly     3:54    
     307     Birmingham Jail     Lead Belly     2:56    
     308     Old Riley     Lead Belly     1:46    
     309     Julie Ann Johnson     Lead Belly     1:11    
     310     It's Tight Like That     Lead Belly     3:12    
     311     4, 5 and 9     Lead Belly     4:53    
     312     Good Morning Babe, How Do You Do?     Lead Belly     0:41    
     313     Jail House Blues     Lead Belly     4:31    
     314     Well, You Know I Had to Do It     Lead Belly     2:56    
     315     Irene (Goodnight Irene)     Lead Belly     1:22    
     316     Story of the 25 Cent Dude     Lead Belly     2:20    
     317     How Come You Do Me Like You Do?     Lead Belly     3:24    
     318     Hello Central, Give Me Long Distance Phone     Lead Belly     5:29    
     319     Hesitation Blues     Lead Belly     2:17    
     320     I'll Be Down on the Last Bread Wagon     Lead Belly     3:35    
     401     Digging My Potatoes     Lead Belly     4:00    
     402     Springtime in the Rockies     Lead Belly     3:02    
     403     Chinatown     Lead Belly     1:12    
     404     Rock Island Line     Lead Belly     1:57    
     405     Backwater Blues     Lead Belly     3:27    
     406     Governor Pat Neff (Sweet Mary)     Lead Belly     3:12    
     407     Irene (Goodnight Irene)     Lead Belly     2:44    
     408     Easy, Mr. Tom     Lead Belly     2:16    
     409     In the Evening When the Sun Goes Down     Lead Belly     2:54    
     410     I'm Alone Because I Love You     Lead Belly     2:54    
     411     House of the Rising Sun     Lead Belly     2:23    
     412     Oh, Mary Don't You Weep     Lead Belly     1:58    
     413     Talk About Fannin Street     Lead Belly     3:41    
     414     Fannin Street (Mr. Tom Hughes' Town)     Lead Belly     3:36    
     415     Sugar'd Beer     Lead Belly     1:40    
     416     Didn't Old John Cross the Water?     Lead Belly     2:01    
     417     Nobody Knows You When Your Down and Out     Lead Belly     3:19    
     418     Bully of the Town     Lead Belly     2:08    
     419     Sweet Jenny Lee     Lead Belly     1:54    
     420     Yellow Gal     Lead Belly     2:04    
     421     He Was the Man     Lead Belly     3:48    
     422     We're in the Same Boat, Brother     Lead Belly     4:16    
     423     Leaving Blues     Lead Belly     2:36

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