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Title:
Leadbelly
Size:
27.25 x 41"
Medium:
Offset-Lithograph
Price:
$350
INV. #:
12888
 
Linen backed, excellent condition. Original vintage movie poster: LEADBELLY 1sh '76 blues singer Huddie Ledbetter biography, cool artwork! Leadbelly, the 1976 Gordon Parks black African American blues music biography ("Meet Leadbelly - a real man who's a winner!"; "They chased him down with dogs, chained him in iron, beat him with rawhide, slammed him in the sweatbox. They tried to bury Leadbelly, but Leadbelly wouldn't lie down. You can't bury a black legend like Leadbelly!"; "He had a violent past. He fought hard. He loved hard. And he even did some hard time. And he poured all that living into some of the greatest music America ever sang. From 'Rock Island Line' to 'Midnight Special' - from 'Goodnight, Irene' to 'Cotton Fields Back Home' - his songs told his story. He couldn't hold back... on life or on music. To the people he influenced - like Paul McCartney, Pete Seeger and Bob Dylan - he is a legend. A legend called Leadbelly."; "Written by Ernest Kinoy"; of the legendary black blues singer, Huddie Ledbetter) starring Roger E. Mosley (best remembered as helicopter pilot "TC" in the popular television series "Magnum, P.I."; in the title role as Huddie 'Leadbelly' Ledbetter), Paul Benjamin, Madge Sinclair, Alan Manson, Albert P. Hall, and Art Evans