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  1. Coming up in Taranaki's arts and entertainment sceneRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 15 | Taranaki Daily News

    ... will perform a repertoire of blues standards associated with artists such as Keb Mo, Sonny Boy Williamson, Leadbelly, Tarheel Slim, Muddy Waters and Louis Jordan. Kapiti guitarist London appears occasionally in Taranaki, but says it is a rare ...


  2. Review: Gene Deer's 'Trippin' Delta' is one of the year's bestRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 15 | Nuvo.net

    ... showman, with every show featuring his brand of rocked-up blues and covers that range from Uriah Heep to Kiss to Leadbelly. Last fall Gene was gifted a resonator guitar, one of these metal-fronted guitars favored by old-timey blues and country ...


  3. Fireworks: A rock 'n' roll celebration as The Hip hits TorontoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 10 | Globe and Mail

    ... better to burn out than fade away. Bob Dylan offered that if one wasn't busy being born they were busy dying. And Leadbelly sang "bam-ba lam." At the Air Canada Centre, between the two euphoric encore sets, Downie was left alone on stage. He waved, ...


  4. Penny Lang: Montreal folk singer had a cult followingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 9 | Globe and Mail

    ... enjoying the refreshments available. Initially her repertoire was composed of American traditionals, including Leadbelly's In the Pines , the slow blues Trouble in Mind, and the Depression-era request of Brother, Can You Spare a Dime (which she sang ...


  5. Charlie Parr leads the way in this week's roots music column with a Live Theatre concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 9 | Chronicle Live

    ... Charlie Parr, is a self-taught guitarist and banjo player who grew up with the sounds of Woody Guthrie, Leadbelly, Charlie Patton and Lightnin' Hopkins courtesy of his father's record collection. Despite his geographic detachment from the southern ...


  6. Kevin Hays New Day Trio: NorthRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 3 | All About Jazz

    ... five tracks that follow continue to speak to Hays' creativity, both as a composer, interpreter, and conceptualist. Leadbelly's "Where Did You Sleep" points both to its deep folk-blues spirit and sunnier aspirations, the swinging "All Things Are" ...


  7. Let's form a group! a " from skiffle to rock'n'roll with The TremorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 28 | Black Country Bugle

    ... Band and did a sort of novelty spot as part of Barber's stage show. The song, an American folk/blues written by Leadbelly, was recorded with Donegan singing and playing an acoustic guitar, Chris Barber on double bass and Beryl Bryden playing a ...


  8. Acoustic blues singer Charlie Parr, who is performing at the Wharf Chambers in LeedsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Keighleynews.co.uk

    ... ecordings of America's musical founding fathers, including Charley Patton and Lightnin' Hopkins, Woody Guthrie and Leadbelly.


  9. Music and PoliticsRead the original story

    Jul 19, 2016 | SqueezeMyLemon

    ... California, present a recording of these new lyrics to I Ain't Got No Home in this World Anymore." Mr. Hitler - Leadbelly - (notes from YouTube) " Huddie William Ledbetter(Lead Belly or Leadbelly, January 1888 December 6, 1949) was an American folk ...


  10. Concerts in Amsterdam: September, October and November 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | IamExpat

    With autumn fast approaching, festival season is winding down and the music is moving indoors. Don't fret though; some of the top names in international music will be coming to Amsterdam this fall! Check out our picks for can't-miss concerts in September, October and November.


  11. Relive the sounds of the sixties with legendary ManfredsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2016 | Ludlow Advertiser

    ... first couple of albums. "As well as the hits, we're doing a couple of b-sides, one of which - 'John Hardy' - is a Leadbelly song. "We're hoping to include an instrumental by The Crusaders called 'Put It Where You Want It' and 'Straighten Up And Fly ...


  12. Arts: Artwork pays tribute to Dallas' music sceneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2016 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    I'm doing this a little differently this week: I'm listening to music as I write this column. Not just any music, but something I'm writing about.


  13. Film probes music behind barsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | Daily World

    Film probes music behind bars Music behind prison bars is the focus of "Follow Me Down: Portraits of Louisiana Prison Musicians," an upcoming documentary. Check out this story on dailyworld.com: R&B, rap and other music behind prison bars is the focus of "Follow Me Down: Portraits of Louisiana Prison Musicians," a documentary that will be screened at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the Vermilionville Performance Center.


  14. Words cut deep: Pitt co-sponsers "Celebrating Black Poetry"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | The Pitt News

    ... member of the multi-genre spoken-word collective Dark Noise . Also featured were Tyehimba Jess, author of "leadbelly" and "Olio," and Duriel E. Harris, associate professor of English at Illinois State University, author of several collections of ...


  15. 'Orpheus Descending' is Ragged but RightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | The Memphis Flyer

    ... Marlon Brando as a streetwise musician carrying the blues on his back in the form of an old guitar signed by Leadbelly, Blind Lemon Jefferson , and other players whose "names are written in the stars." Although the language can seem forced and ...


  16. LIVE: Dr. John & the Nite Trippers @ Alive at Five, 6/9/16Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | Nippertown!

    The first time I heard about Dr. John was back at a workshop at the Mariposa Folk Festival in Toronto during the summer of 1968. It was held in a small-ish tent with a crowd of maybe about three dozen people, and after each of the participants played some songs, there was a Q&A session.


  17. Will Call: What's on Stage in Memphis this Week?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | The Memphis Flyer

    ... "The Running Kind" and "Lonesome Fugitive." But Williams' musically-inspired drama name-checks blues icons like Leadbelly, and and bumps and grinds to older, slinkier rhythms . Williams once described his version of the Orpheus myth as the story of ...


  18. Review: Dr. John's spicy gumbo of music launches Alive at FiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | Albany Times Union

    Shortly after 7 p.m. on Thursday evening, Dr. John sang his biggest hit, "Right Place, Wrong Time," but more than a few folks were probably thinking to themselves, "Right Time, Wrong Place." For the first time in more than a dozen years, Albany's annual free concert series was back at Tricentennial Park rather than down on the riverfront in the Corning Preserve, where ongoing renovations have forced the concert series to re-locate for the summer.


  19. Passionate Bluesman: Ben CarrRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | This Is South Devon

    ... plays slide guitar, cajon, drum kick pedal and tambourine. Ben celebrates blues heroes such as Bessie Smith, Leadbelly, Big Bill Broonzy, Robert Johnson and Howlin' Wolf, and will be hosting a music showcase including Patrick Parton, Frantic, Dave ...


  20. a It Aina t Nothina but the Bluesa tells story of Americaa s musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | Post and Courier

    It first came from the fields and the hills, down through the bayous and juke joints, too. Later it reverberated off the concrete of the once-booming city centers of urban America, but it still rung out from the same place.