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 (lĕd′bĕt′ər), Huddie Known as "Leadbelly." 1888-1949.
American folk and blues musician and songwriter noted for his recordings of traditional songs such as "Good Night, Irene" as well as original songs such as "Bourgeois Blues."
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(ˈlɛd bɛt ər)

Huddie ( “Leadbelly” ), 1885?–1949, U.S. folk singer.
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Noun1.Ledbetter - United States folk singer and composer (1885-1949)
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