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Guitarist (29-Jan-1885 — 6-Dec-1949)


Richard M. Garvin; Edmond G. Addeo. The Midnight Special: The Legend of Leadbelly. New York: Bernard Geis Associates. 1971. 312pp.

Charles K. Wolfe; Kip Lornell. The Life and Legend of Leadbelly. Da Capo Press. 1999. 360pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. Webster's American Biographies (p.615)

  6. Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, 8th Edition (p.553)

  7. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.406)

  8. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.3, pp.108-10)

  9. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.428)

  10. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.326)

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