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Leadbelly - Midnight Special mp3 album

  • Performer: Leadbelly
  • Title: Midnight Special
  • Genre: Blues
  • Country: Switzerland
  • Formats: DMF AIFF MP3 TTA AA VOX ASF
  • Released: 1994
  • Style: Delta Blues
  • MP3 album: 1448 mb
  • FLAC album: 1740 mb
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Leadbelly - Midnight Special mp3 album

The Midnight Special. The Midnight Special Lyrics

The 1962 recording of "Midnight Special" by the Jamaican-American singer Harry Belafonte is notable for containing the very first official recording of Bob Dylan, who played harmonica. Belafonte told Mojo magazine July 2010 how it came about. He recalled: "It was supposed to be Sonny Terry, but he got grounded by a thunderstorm in Memphis and couldn't make the date. It wasn't until decades later, when he wrote his book (Chronicles), that I read what he really felt about me, and I tell you, I got very, very choked up. I had admired him all along, and no matter what he did or said, I was just a stone, stone fa. More songs from Leadbelly. More TV show theme songs. More songs from 1936. Lyrics to Midnight Special.

Watch the video for Midnight Special from Leadbelly's My Last Go Round for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. In 1927, Carl Sandburg published two different versions of "Midnight Special" in his The American Songbag, the first published versions. The song has been covered by many artists.

Midnight Special" is a traditional folk song thought to have originated among prisoners in the American South. The song refers to the passenger train Midnight Special and its "ever-loving light" (sometimes "ever-living light"). The song is historically performed in the country-blues style from the viewpoint of the prisoner and has been covered by many artists.

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Tracklist Hide Credits

1 Leadbelly Good Morning Blues
Written-By – A. Lomax*, H. Ledbetter*
2:53
2 Leadbelly And The Golden Gate Quartet Whoa, Back Buck
Written-By – A. Lomax*, H. Ledbetter*, J. Lomax*
3:07
3 Leadbelly New York City
Written-By – H. Ledbetter*
3:02
4 Leadbelly And The Golden Gate Quartet Pick A Bale Of Cotton
Arranged By – H. Ledbetter*Written-By – Traditional
2:59
5 Leadbelly Alberta
Written-By – H. Ledbetter*
3:10
6 Leadbelly And The Golden Gate Quartet Midnight Special
Written-By – A. Lomax*, H. Ledbetter*, J. Lomax*
3:05
7 Leadbelly The Red Cross Store Blues
Written-By – A. Lomax*, H. Ledbetter*, J. Lomax*
3:08
8 Leadbelly And The Golden Gate Quartet Alabama Bound
Written-By – A. Lomax*, H. Ledbetter*, J. Lomax*
3:03
9 Leadbelly Easy Rider
Written-By – A. Lomax*, H. Ledbetter*, J. Lomax*
3:10
10 Leadbelly Rock Island Line
Written-By – H. Ledbetter*
2:36
11 Leadbelly You Can't Lose-A Me Cholly
Written-By – A. Lomax*, H. Ledbetter*, J. Lomax*
3:04
12 Leadbelly Roberta
Written-By – A. Lomax*, H. Ledbetter*, J. Lomax*
3:00
13 Leadbelly And The Golden Gate Quartet Can't You Line 'em
Written-By – H. Ledbetter*
2:55
14 Leadbelly And The Golden Gate Quartet Stewball
Written-By – A. Lomax*, H. Ledbetter*, J. Lomax*
2:59
15 Leadbelly I'm On My Last Go-Round
Written-By – H. Ledbetter*
3:10
16 Leadbelly And The Golden Gate Quartet Gray Goose
Written-By – A. Lomax*, H. Ledbetter*
3:03

Credits

  • Vocals – Huddie Leadbelly* (tracks: 10, 13, 14, 16)
  • Vocals, Guitar – Huddie Leadbelly* (tracks: 1 to 9, 12, 15)

Notes

Issue 30 of the UK version of "The Blues Collection"
Made in England.
D.P.Producteur
℗ Editions Atlas, Paris, 1992
© Orbis Publishing 1994
Recorded 1940.
Recorded in New York:
June 15, 1940 #1, 2, 4 to 8, 10, 12, 15
June 17, 1940 #3, 9, 11, 13, 14, 16

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout: 10305541 01 & MAYKING RECORDS BLUNC030
  • Rights Society: MCPS

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
BLU-CD 3051 Leadbelly Midnight Special ‎(CD, Comp) Les Génies Du Blues BLU-CD 3051 Switzerland 1993
BLU NM 030 Leadbelly Midnight Special ‎(Cass, Comp, RM) Orbis BLU NM 030 UK 1994
BLU GNC 026 Leadbelly Midnight Special ‎(CD, Comp, RM) Orbis BLU GNC 026 Europe 1994
BLU - CD 3051 Leadbelly Midnight Special ‎(CD, Comp) Blues Collection - I Maestri Del Blues E Del Rhythm'N'Blues BLU - CD 3051 Italy 1993


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