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Take this hammer [sound recording] / Leadbelly.

Leadbelly, 1885-1949 (Author). Golden Gate Quartet (Added Author).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Stan Getz Library CD 25442 37684000993897 Annex Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 sound disc (80 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Bluebird, p2003.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Blues music that launched the rock & roll revolution.
Compact disc.
Notes on the songs, by David Evans, in booklet (15 p.).
Formatted Contents Note:
Pick a bale of cotton (2:59) -- Alabama bound (3:07)-- Yellow gal (2:58)-- Midnight special (3:06)-- Rock Island line (2:35) -- Whoa back, Buck (3:06) -- Good Morning Blues (2:52)-- Leavin' blues (3:00)-- TB blues (3:07)-- Red Cross Store blues (3:07)-- Sail on little girl, sail on (3:15)-- Roberta (3:00)-- Alberta (3:10)-- I'm on my last go round (3:07)-- Grey goose (2:56)-- Didn't Ol'John cross the water (3:07)-- Stewball (2:59)-- Take this hammer (2:58)-- Can't you line 'em (2:53)-- Julianne Johnson (3:12)-- Ham an' eggs (2:58)-- Easy rider (3:11)-- New York City (3:01)-- Worried blues (3:12)-- Don't you love your daddy no more (3:04)-- You can't lose-a-me Cholly (3:05).
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Reissue produced by Barry Feldman and Colin Escott, with David Evans ; original sessions produced by R.P. Wetherald and Alan Lomax.
Participant or Performer Note:
Leadbelly, vocals, guitar ; in part with the Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded June 15 & 17, 1940, in New York City.
Subject: Blues (Music) > 1931-1940

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