The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame + Museum


Lead Belly

Induction category: Early Influence
Presented by: Pete Seeger

Biography

Huddie Ledbetter, better known to the world as “Lead Belly,” survived a life that included brutalizing poverty and long stretches in prison to become an emblematic folk singer and musician. He is renowned for his songs - the best known ...

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Lead Belly Highlights

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Rock Hall's Essential Songs

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