Friday, March 19, 2010
John Lomax and his son Alan Lomax and the story of Lead Belly
Top photo of the pardon Lead Belly received by Pat Neff
Lead Belly's ticket to get out of jail,and the next picture is
Alan Lomax as a young folk singer,third photo
is John Lomax the one who "discovered" Lead Belly.
The fourth photo shows John Lomax's trunk of his car
outfitted with the latest live recording gear as he travels
throughout the south searching for music from folk and
blues artists for the Library of Congress in Washington,DC.