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Huddie Ledbetter in Guitar of Lead Belly

Guitar of Lead Belly

2006 NR

Folk legend and king of the 12-string Lead Belly (born Huddie Ledbetter) has influenced thousands of musicians in the craft of folk music. Join guitar tutor Harry Lewman to learn the stories behind the songs and the unique way Lead Belly strung, tuned and played his guitar. Also featured is rare footage of Lead Belly and the unforgettable classics "Where Did You Sleep Last Night," "Midnight Special," "Goodnight Irene" and many more.