Lead Belly

  1. Folk Music Promoter Harold Leventhal Dies

    October 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Introduced Bob Dylan in his first major show. Harold Leventhal, a renowned folk music promoter who worked with Woody Guthrie and introduced Bob Dylan in his first major concert hall show, has died. He was 86. Leventhal died Tuesday at New York Uni ...

  2. Global Pulse

    June 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Spiderbait covers Ram Jam's 1977 version of Leadbelly's "Black Betty" and snags a No. 1 hit at home in Australia. Read Nigel Williamson's column. Spiderbait covers Ram Jam's 1977 version of Leadbelly's "Blac ...

  3. Smithsonian Label To Sell Folk Catalog As Downloads

    January 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST Nonprofit label Smithsonian Folkways Recordings is making its entire collection of 33,000 folk and world music songs available as downloads for 99 cents apiece. Nonprofit label Smithsonian Folkways Recordings is making its entire collection of 33, ...