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Page Two: The Long Scream
The endless Republican nightmare casts its shadow on health care reform
"...– John Cale, "Andalucia" Leadbelly Is a Hard Name..."

Feb. 12, 2010 Column by Louis Black

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...the city will like you. - M.B. Misled on Leadbelly..."

April 3, 1998 News Feature

Alex Coke
Texas Platters
"...music of various Texas composers ranging from Huddie Ledbetter (Leadbelly) to Ornette Coleman. Recorded live at Amsterdam's legendary BimhausBimhuis,..."

Oct. 11, 2002 Music Review by Jay Trachtenberg

Amplifying Little Voices
The Alan Lomax Collection
"...in 1933. The Lomaxes were the first to record Leadbelly while he was serving time in a Louisiana prison,..."

June 27, 1997 Music Feature by Karl Pallmeyer

The Hitman’s Bodyguard
I will always love you
"...Bluesy R&B tracks by tunesmiths ranging from Leadbelly and Willie Dixon to Chuck Berry and Lionel Richie..."

Aug. 18, 2017 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

One, Two, Tres, Cuatro: I Love Rock & Roll
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame needs to stay home
"...of north Louisiana's musicians, including Burton, Horton, the mighty Leadbelly, former Gov. Jimmie Davis, and the inimitable Jerry Lee..."

Dec. 2, 2011 Music Column by Margaret Moser

Day Trips
The Texas Prison Museum in Huntsville puts the Texas criminal justice system into perspective
"...list of distinguished guests like John Wesley Hardin, Huddie "Leadbelly" Ledbetter, and Clyde Barrow...."

May 6, 2005 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

When the Sun Goes Down: The Secret History of Rock & Roll
Box Set
"...spiritual in "Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child." Leadbelly delivers on prison cuts "Ham an' Eggs" and "Midnight..."

Dec. 6, 2002 Music Feature by David Lynch

Dancing About Architecture
Five Days Makes One Weak
"...revoking the 1924 gubernatorial pardon of Huddie Ledbetter (aka Leadbelly) on the grounds that it "sent the wrong message..."

March 27, 1998 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Live Through This!
The Semi-Annual Rock & Roll Round-up
"...might have been lost to history forever, and Huddie "Leadbelly" Ledbetter would have been just another convict who rotted..."

Dec. 5, 1997 Books Feature

Murder Ballads
This blues-infused crime thriller suggests a number of Dangerous Things to Do Outside Shreveport Until You’re Dead
"...if that soundtrack of four original songs and one Leadbelly cover, fully incorporated with the modern noir narrative, isn't..."

Nov. 24, 2017 Arts Review by Wayne Alan Brenner

John Fogerty Won’t Back Down
From Pete Seeger and Tom Petty to the romance of the Sixties
"...rich musical heritage across the board. Even though the Leadbelly song “About a Mile from Texarkana” wasn’t geographically correct,..."

Oct. 25, 2017 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Playback: Sunday Morning Coming Down
Last Sunday marked the death of two Austin music connectors; plus, in regards to local public policy, Mayor Steve Adler calls
"...with a curtain call of "Goodnight Irene," singing the Leadbelly folk standard into a mic gripped by one of..."

May 26, 2017 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

SRV’s Pride & Joy on Display
Stevie Ray Vaughan exhibit opens at the Bullock
"...to Jimmie, Stevie believed it was previously owned by Leadbelly. There’s also Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown’s Fender Esquire, Lonnie Mack’s..."

March 9, 2017 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Austin Music Awards Hall of Fame Inductees 1983-2016
Never before published list of all Austin Music Awards Hall of Fame inductees
"...Leadbelly (04)..."

March 3, 2017 Features Feature

Austin Jousters A-Z
Locals take the stage
"...glammy alternative blues-rock project. Recent single "Cowboy" supercharges a Leadbelly classic...."

Nov. 4, 2016 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

Texas Jailhouse Music: A Prison Band History
Even the Texas state prison system proved an incubator for the Lone Star soundtrack
"...black inmate whose voice was reminiscent of Billie Holiday; Leadbelly, a charismatic inmate who was pardoned after writing a..."

June 17, 2016 Music Feature by Alejandra Ramirez

Beethoven to Beyoncé
SXSW Music panels – topics over talent. Except they're also star-studded.

Feb. 27, 2015 Music Feature by The Music Staff

10 Minutes with the Alvin Brothers
How a near-death experience became a Big Bill Broonzy tribute
"...he tends to be downplayed. In my opinion, there’s Leadbelly, Woody Guthrie, the Carter Family, and Big Bill Broonzy:..."

Aug. 7, 2014 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

Weary Boys
"...songs, none original, from the Stanley Brothers, Hank Williams, Leadbelly, and their friend Traditional. It's a brief yet brilliant..."

April 18, 2014 Music Review by Jim Caligiuri

SXSW Tuesday Picks & Sleepers
First night SXSW blurbing
"...Motown-meets-Americana routine, which often features an amplified reworking of Leadbelly's "When I Was a Cowboy." A contrived effort perhaps,..."

March 7, 2014 Music Feature

Clash of the Titans
Neil Young & Crazy Horse (Saturday, 8pm, Bud Light stage) vs. Jack White (Saturday, 8pm, AMD stage)
"..."You Know That I Know" (Hank Williams), "Goodnight, Irene" (Leadbelly)..."

Oct. 12, 2012 Music Feature by Jim Caligiuri

Hot for Teacher
History's sexy at UT Informal Classes
"...[Hop­kins], Mance Lipscomb ... Texas can claim most of Leadbelly. The Delta thing was more limited musically. It had..."

Sept. 21, 2012 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Playback: The Legendary White Swan
The Legendary White Swan doesn't bite
"...addressed to archivist John Lomax in Austin from then-prisoner Leadbelly. These incredible, one-of-a-kind artifacts are on display at the..."

Aug. 24, 2012 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Blood, Sweat & Murder
Redemption for Austin's definitive one-man band? Just don't ask Scott H. Biram what the 'H' stands for.
"...down from his father (Lightnin' Hopkins, Muddy Waters, and Leadbelly), seeing Doc Watson at the Armadillo World Headquarters, and..."

Oct. 21, 2011 Music Feature by Austin Powell

Nicholas Ray: The Glorious Failure of an American Director
Film scholar Patrick McGilligan explores an auteur's troubled life and career
"...field recordings of folk songs and became friends with Leadbelly, Woody Guthrie, and Pete Seeger; and his drift to..."

Aug. 5, 2011 Screens Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Stations of the Voice
Vox populi: Levon Helm, Ray Lamontagne & Secret Sisters reviewed
"...into his old group’s “The Shape I’m In,” then Leadbelly jaunt “The Bourgeois Blues.” Helm warned the slightly thinned..."

Nov. 15, 2010 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Sheik to Sheik
Crazy Heart wasn't Stephen Bruton's only last project, and we have Geoff Muldaur & the Texas Sheiks to thank for that
"...[Hopkins], Mance Lipscomb ... Texas can claim most of Leadbelly. The Delta thing was more limited musically. It had..."

Feb. 19, 2010 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Heart Gently Weeps
All things must pass: Dhani Harrison and Thenewno2
"...used to listen to a lot of blues together: Leadbelly, Robert Johnson, and Elmore James. He got me into..."

Oct. 30, 2009 Music Post by Austin Powell

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"...of the Carter Family's "Can't Feel at Home" and Leadbelly's "Western Cowboy." A thread of Annelle's High Plains sigh..."

May 22, 2009 Music Review by Audra Schroeder

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