"Take a whiff on me": Leadbelly's Library of Congress recordings 1933-1942. An assessment

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Cowley, John (1991)
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First published in 1991, this is a revised version (2011) with factual corrections, annotations and additions, with details regarding relevant ancillary CDs, and tables identifying germane CD and LP releases of Leadbelly‘s recordings for the Library of Congress; and those for the American Record Corporation in 1935. \ud It was published in two parts, in numbers 59 (March-April 1991) and 60 (May 1991, pp.18-21) of 'Blues and Rhythm'.
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