Black Betty by LEADBELLY, Blues Legend (1939)
Published on Apr 15, 2009
Black Betty by LEADBELLY
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The ” RED HOT BLUES ” (1925-1945)
Texas Alexander, Pink Anderson, Kokomo Arnold, Barbecue Bob, Scrapper Blackwell, Black Ace, Ed Bell, Blind Blake, Ishman Bracey, Big Bill Broonzy, Richard “Rabbit” Brown, Willie Brown, Bumble Bee Slim, Gus Cannon, Bo Carter, Sam Collins, Floyd Council, Gary Davis, Sleepy John Estes, Blind Boy Fuller, Son House, Peg Leg Howell, Mississippi John Hurt, Papa Charlie Jackson, Jim Jackson, Skip James, Blind Lemon Jefferson, Blind Willie Johnson, Lonnie Johnson, Robert Johnson, Tommy Johnson, Charley Jordan, Luke Jordan, Leadbelly, Furry Lewis, Cripple Clarence Lofton, Tommy McClennan, Robert Lee McCoy, Blind Willie McTell, The Memphis Jug Band, Buddy Moss, Memphis Minnie, Hambone Willie Newbern, Charley Patton, Robert Petway, Jimmie Rodgers, Frank Stokes, Sonny Terry, Henry Thomas, Ramblin Thomas, Curley Weaver Casey, Bill Weldon, Peetie Wheatstraw, Bukka White, Josh White, Robert Wilkins, Big Joe Williams
The legend himself.
Singin’ one of my favorite songs.
What could be better than that?
Oh, hero dude George Harrison once remarked matter-of-factly… “No Leadbelly, no Beatles.”