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The life and legend of Leadbelly

by Charles K. Wolfe

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Published by Harper Perennial in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Leadbelly, -- 1885?-1949.,
  • Singers -- United States -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    3

    Statementby Charles Wolfe and Kip Lornell
    ContributionsLornell, Kip, 1953-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML420.L277 W6 1992
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 334 p. :
    Number of Pages334
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21105462M
    ISBN 100060924683
    LC Control Number92-52606
    OCLC/WorldCa30065788

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