Mini story of the life of Lead Belly, who is an folk and blues singer, musician. Leadbelly attained success playing at concerts and benefits for an audience of folk music aficionados. He recorded for one of the biggest record companies at the time, RCA Victor. He had a regular radio show, Folk Songs of America, broadcast on station WNYC in New York. The years of his fame would be short and he would not live to see his songs become standards and his talent revered. Lead Belly never sold many records during his lifetime, but he strongly influenced several generations of folk musicians.
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