In 2007 I had the honor to interview, listen to and have lunch with a TRUE pioneer- Pete Seeger. He was a student of my great uncle Lead Belly and a fantastic storyteller. He became a mentor to me and we spoke at least 10 times over the past few years. He played a vital role in the documentary I produced and he also gave me an example of a...Read More
January 20th, 2014, marks 125th birthday of Huddie, better known as Lead Belly, the matchless figure in American music of the 20th century. Ultimately, he was best remembered for a repertoire of songs that he discovered, learned, or wrote, including "Goodnight, Irene," "Rock Island Line," "The Midnight Special," and "Cotton Fields." His legacy i...Read More
A little bit of Lead Belly on right now. Radio Free Brooklyn fb.me/1yoEw2lkZ
Kurt Cobain's "Unplugged" performance introduced many to Lead Belly's music for that we are grateful.... fb.me/4eXASk64O
Another wonderful tribute to Lead Belly. The discovery of the music of Lead Belly was transformative for young... fb.me/Zrp7kdBQ
"I heard Lead Belly sing and I loved it and I wanted to sing that way, too. That's why I started playing music... fb.me/2vWNaS7A0
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