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LEAD BELLY FEST AT CARNEGIE HALL FEBRUARY 4, 2016

by Jan 15, 2016(0) Comment

PERFORMERS TO HONOR LONG-TIME NEW YORKER & ROCK & ROLL HALL OF FAME INDUCTEE LEAD BELLY TO INCLUDE 5-TIME GRAMMY WINNER BUDDY GUY; ERIC BURDON OF THE ANIMALS; SPECIAL GUEST KENNY WAYNE SHEPHERD; & MANY MORE CONCERT PROCEEDS GO TO NON-PROFITS THE ASSOCIATION TO BENEFIT CHILDREN AND PROJECT ALS “No Lead Belly, no Beatles....

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Shine A Light On Lead Belly, Tribute event in Wilton, CT

by Nov 18, 2015(0) Comment

Shine a Light on Lead Belly: The Wilton Midnight Special, A Tribute Concert for Lead Belly will be presented by the Wilton Historical Society on Saturday, November 21 from 7:00 – Midnight. The legendary folk-blues singer, songwriter and twelve-string guitarist Huddie “Lead Belly” Ledbetter has a surprising connection to Wilton. He not on...

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Electric Visuals releases the Lead Belly sunglasses

by Aug 17, 2015(0) Comment

Founded in 2000 in California, Electric makes quality products that enhance active lifestyles – offering ‘Style that performs’. By building upon what has stood the test of time, Electric reengineers classics. The brand designs and markets sunglasses, snow goggles and helmets, watches, backpacks, luggage and accessories. They can be fou...

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The History of Rock Island Line

by Feb 22, 2015(0) Comment

This year marks the 161st anniversary of the opening of the Rock Island Line, the train connecting Mississippi to Chicago and the East Coast. Take a look at the Lead Belly song inspired by the train, and featuring covers by Lonnie Donegan and Johnny Cash. Lead Belly: Song by Song - Rock Island Line by Smithsonian Folkways Tumblr  ...

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Lead Belly A Musical Legacy at the Grammy Museum

by Jan 02, 2015(0) Comment

Last year was an extremely busy year for the legendary Lead Belly. One of our proudest moments was the November 16th opening of Lead Belly: A Musical Legacy exhibition at the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles. Honoring his 125th birthday, we provided the Grammy Museum with enough memorabilia to give visitors an in-depth look into his musical contr...

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