New York City - Leadbelly - Midnight Special (CD)
Label: Les Génies Du Blues - BLU-CD 3051 • Format: CD Compilation • Country: Switzerland • Genre: Blues •
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Subject: RE: Origins: Midnight Special From: Mark Clark Date: 30 Aug 04 - PM Yes, the midnight special is an express train out of prision. Those in the US who may not have actually seen a speeding train, won't remember that the central headlamp on the front of steam engines moved back and forth sweeping it's light in an arc back and forth across the tracks.
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New York City. New York City. Listen Now Buy: £ Roberta. Leadbelly - Midnight Special Customer reviews. out of 5 stars. 5 out of 5. 6 customer ratings. This is an excellent cd. I'd heard good things about Leadbelly and so swooped for it because it was cheap. It covers a whole range of his songs and I have been 5/5(6).
Midnight Special, a traditional song Ledbetter likely rewrote while incarcerated at Sugarland, came from these sessions. During the next two years Ledbetter was an active part of New York's nascent folk scene, appearing on Lomax's radio show and entertaining at cabarets. In summer he left for California, hoping to find film work.
Leadbelly, Soundtrack: The Losers. Leadbelly was born on January 29, in Louisiana, USA as Huddie William Ledbetter. He was married to Martha Promise and Aletha Henderson. He died on December 6, in New York City, New York, USA.
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Lomax’s tapes and Leadbelly’s songs were eventually deposited at the Library of Congress. After 6, miles of travel, performances and recordings, they arrived in New York City. Leadbelly was given a resounding reception by the New York intellectual and literary scene.
May 26, · LEADBELLY The Midnight Special. Mid 70s US orange RCA label issue of the track mono LP featuring recordings made on June 15th & .
"Midnight Special" is a traditional folk song thought to have originated among prisoners in the American South. The song refers to the passenger train Midnight Special and its "ever-loving light" (sometimes "ever-living light").. The song is historically performed in the country-blues style from the viewpoint of the prisoner and has been covered by many artists.