Definition of Leadbelly

1. Noun. United States folk singer and composer (1885-1949).




Lexicographical Neighbors of Leadbelly

Le Fort's amputation
Le Fort III craniofacial dysjunction
Le Fort III fracture
Le Fort II fracture
Le Fort I fracture
Le Fort osteotomy
Le Fort sound
Le Gallienne
Le God
Le Havre
Le Mans
Le Notre
Le Verrier
Le antigens
Leacock
Leadbelly
Leader of the Opposition
Leaders of the Opposition
League Championship Series
League of Iroquois
League of Nations
League of Red Cross Societies
Leah
Leahy
Leakey
Leamington
Leander
Leaning Tower
Leaning Tower of Pisa
Leanne

Literary usage of Leadbelly

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Black Ants And Buddhists: Thinking Critically And Teaching Differently in ...by Mary Cowhey by Mary Cowhey (2006)
"... what little I knew about it, that it originated as an African American work song in the South, and that leadbelly (Huddie Ledbetter) had recorded it. ..."

2. Wisdom for the Soul: Five Millennia of Prescriptions for Spiritual Healing by Larry Chang (2006)
"... 1934- ~ "leadbelly Gives an Autograph," Black Magic Poetry 1961-1967, 1969 Music, which is organized auditory information, helps organize the mind that ..."

3. Jazz on Film and Video in the Library of Congress by Rebecca D. Clear (1994)
"Also includes numbers by leadbelly, Jelly Roll Morton and King Oliver on the soundtrack. SEE ALSO St. Louis Blues and The Seven Lively Arts. The Sound of ..."

4. Wisdom for the Soul of Black Folk by Larry Chang, Roderick (CON) Terry (2007)
"1934 ~ "leadbelly Gives an Autograph," Black Magic Poetry 1961-1967, 1969 Music is the greatest communication in the world. Even if people don't understand ..."

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