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Defense Blues: Golden Classics Part Two
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Defense Blues: Golden Classics Part Two
Genres: Country, Blues, Folk, Pop
 
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All Artists: Leadbelly
Title: Defense Blues: Golden Classics Part Two
Members Wishing: 0
Total Copies: 0
Label: Collectables
Release Date: 5/12/1994
Genres: Country, Blues, Folk, Pop
Styles: Classic Country, Traditional Blues, Acoustic Blues, Traditional Folk
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPCs: 090431519622, 090431519615

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2nd of 2 CDs in Leadbelly Golden Classics series
11/12/2000
(1 out of 5 stars)

"(24') Taken from 78s, this is a fine selection of Lead Belly guitar/vocal solos, but with generally quite poor sound. Four of the ten tracks given here are duplicated on either "Vols. 1 & 2" COL5603 (52') or "Vols. 3 & 4" COL5604 (54') of Collectables' "Lead Belly Memorial" 2-CD series, which is a much better buy; the other six are unique on Collectables CDs. All of the "Memorial" tracks were originally recorded by Moses Asch in his studio, and his pressings went to Stinson Records as a result of Asch's Folkways bankruptcy; however, Asch's masters are now at the Smithsonian, which has produced its own "Lead Belly Legacy" series of CDs. The 6 unique tracks on this CD appear not to be Asch recordings, but I haven't tried to verify this."