List of songs recorded by Lead Belly

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The following is a partial list of songs performed by Lead Belly. Lead Belly, born Huddie Ledbetter, was an American folk and blues musician active in the 1930s and 1940s.

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  1. ^ Discogs - Rock Island Line (images) 1953 10", Folkways Records (FP 14) US
  2. ^ AllMusic - The Bourgeois Blues - Lead Belly song info
  3. ^ Discogs - The Bourgeois Blues (images) - 1939 78-RPM-10"-LP, Musicraft (227) US
  4. ^ Discogs - Take This Hammer: Huddie Ledbetter Memorial Album (images) - 1950 vinyl-10"-LP, Folkways Records (804 FLP) US
  5. ^ Discogs - Martha Ledbetter - profile and discography
  6. ^ Discogs - Leadbelly's Last Sessions Vol.1 - 1959 vinyl, Melodisc (MLP 12-113) UK; recorded 1948 September/October, NYC
  7. ^ Discogs - Leadbelly's Legacy Volume 3: Early Recordings (images) - 1951 vinyl-10"-LP, Folkways Records (FP 24) US
  8. ^ Discogs - Leadbelly's Legacy Volume 3: Early Recordings (images) - 1951 vinyl-10"-LP, Folkways Records (FA 2024) US
  9. ^ AllMusic - De Kalb Blues - Lead Belly song info
  10. ^ Discogs - Diggin' my Potatoes - 1962 vinyl-7"-EP, Storyville (SEP 387) Denmark
  11. ^ AllMusic - Duncan and Brady - Lead Belly song info
  12. ^ Discogs - the Gallis Pole (images) - 1939 78-RPM-10", Musicraft (227) US
  13. ^ AllMusic - Governor O.K. Allen - Lead Belly song info
  14. ^ Discogs - Leadbelly's Last Sessions Volume One - 1953 2-vinyl-LP, Folkways Records (FP 241) US
  15. ^ Discogs - Easy Rider: Leadbelly Legacy Vol.4 - 1953 vinyl-10"-LP, Folkways (FA 2034) US; recorded January 1941-1946
  16. ^ Discogs - Lead Belly's Last Sessions - 1994 compilation 4-CD, Smithsonian Folkways (SF CD 40068/71) US; recorded September 27, 1948
  17. ^ Discogs - "Live": New York 1947 & Austin, Texas 1949 - 2004 reMastered-CD, Document Records (DOCD-5676) Europe; recorded June 15 1949, University of Texas
  18. ^ Discogs - (Black Gal) Where Did You Sleep Last Night? - 1944 78-RPM-10", Musicraft (312) US
  19. ^ Discogs - In New Orleans - 1944 78-RPM-10", Musicraft (312) US
  20. ^ Discogs - where did you sleep last night (LEAD BELLY LEGACY VOL.1) - 1996 CD, (SF CD 40044) US; recorded 1941-46, NYC
  21. ^ Discogs - The Bourgeois Blues / American Jazz & Blues History Vol.128 - vinyl-12", Tobacco Road (B/2628) Germany
  22. ^ AllMusic - The Midnight Special - Lead Belly song info
  23. ^ Discogs - On a Monday / John Henry - 1943-August 78-RPM-10", Asch Recordings (343-3) US
  24. ^ Discogs - Sonny Terry - profile and discography
  25. ^ Discogs - Pig Meat - 1962 vinyl-7"-EP, Storyville (SEP 387) Denmark
  26. ^ Discogs - the Definitive Lead Belly - 2005 compilation 2CD, Not Now Music (NOT2CD261) UK
  27. ^ Discogs - Black Betty - 2011 compilation 2-vinyl-LP, Not Now Music Limited (NOT2LP133) UK
  28. ^ Discogs - Absolutely the Best - 2000 compilation CD, Fuel_2000 (302 061 080 2) US
  29. ^ Discogs - Bluesman - Collector's Edition (images) - 2005 compilation 2CD, Fuel 2000 Records (302 061 532 2) US
  30. ^ Discogs - Leadbelly's Legacy Volume 3: Early Recordings - 1951 vinyl-10"-LP, Folkways Records (FA 2024) US
  31. ^ AllMusic - Rock Island Line - Lead Belly song info
  32. ^ "Sylvie" was written by Ledbetter with "Paul Campbell", which according to attribution on the 1959 album Belafonte at Carnegie Hall was a collective pen name of The Weavers.
  33. ^ Discogs - Take This Hammer (Steel Drivin') / Corn Bread Rough - 1942 78-RPM-10", Asch Recordings (101) US
  34. ^ AllMusic - Take This Hammer - Lead Belly song info