leadbelly : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n United States folk singer and composer (1885-1949)
News & Articles
- Steeeeeee-rike! The Leadbelly Boys eat a perfect game at Capri Lanes’ pub
Did you miss us? Perhaps we ring a bell, from the dim mists of your food memory … We’re the infamous and world-famous Leadbelly Boys – Brother Jim, Brother Ray and Brother Ron — three usually hungry editor-types from the Dayton Daily News and Cox Media Group who get our greatest culinary joy from places where the eats are cheap, quick and very likely a little greasy.
June 26, 2013 - Dayton Daily News
- Patti Smith in Malaysia Star
In Kurt's voice I could hear his love of bluegrass music, of Bill Monroe and Leadbelly,Smith explains. "It's in the twang of his voice."
- Ernest J Gaines in Aspen Times
Mozart taught me form. But Leadbelly taught me source,Gaines said, referring to the influential early 20th century blues player who popularized the songs "Midnight Special" and "Goodnight Irene." "Mozart taught me how to build a house;...
- Van Morrison in Los Angeles Times
I only am what I am,Morrison said. "But I sure do like the timbre of John Lee [Hooker]. And I wouldn't mind if I sounded like Leadbelly."