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The Legend of Lead Belly
I have known the name "Lead Belly" for many years because of his big influence on modern music. His songs have been covered by everyone from The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Nirvana and countless others. Admittedly though, I never did look into life and career of Huddie Ledbetter... Until now. I recently watched the new one-hour Smithsonian Channel special, The Legend of Lead Belly, which was aired as part of the station's celebration of Black History Month. It's a...