News: Leadbelly collection to be released

Posted on: Monday, Dec 1, 2014

In the new, comprehensive boxed set Lead Belly: The Smithsonian Folkways Collection, to be released in Feb. 24, 2015, the Smithsonian archivist Jeff Place reminds readers of the huge historical chunk of American music that the legendary singer and songwriter carried forward via his 12-string Stella guitar.

Read and hear more over on the NPR site “All Songs Considered”.

http://www.npr.org/blogs/allsongs/2014/11/26/366616404/lead-belly-im-so-glad-i-done-got-over

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