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Huddie Ledbetter (23 January 1888 December 1949) was a leading American blues singer and guitarist. His songbook contained a large number of standard folk tunes, most adapted from previous sources. Though many of his posthumous releases list him as "Leadbelly," he himself spelled it "Lead Belly." This is also the usage on most of his original records, tombstone, as well as of the Lead Belly Foundation. Read more about Lead Belly on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License and may also be available under the GNU FDL.