On The Record: Explains the origin of Gallows Pole

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Q: Can you tell me the origin of Led Zeppelin’s song, “Gallows Pole...

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Jack White gets Plug pulled while singing Lead Belly cover

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Jack White was performing in Dublin closing out the show with an encore of "Goodnight Irene". The venue pulled the plug on his P.A. system during the performance. White did not let this stop him from continuing the song. After quieting the crowd he proceeded to sing with the audience singing along with him.     ...

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Dan Zanes talks about Lead Belly’s influence

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Musician Dan Zanes talks about how the folk legend has a curiously inspiring legacy. He talks about how it is partly due to his unique ability to render almost anything into music and also because many are not entirely sure just how he played his guitar. Visit here: Dan Zanes speaks on Lead Belly    ...

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“I Got My Pride” Lead Belly exhibit

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*Los Angeles – The William Grant Still Arts Center presented “I Got My Pride...

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East Library hosts ‘Black Fathers of Folk Music’ program

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EAST LANSING — The East Lansing Public Library will host “Black Fathers of Folk Music: Lead Belly and Josh White,...

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