Lead Belly Discography

Album

  • 1993 Goodnight Irene
  •    --   Masterworks
  •    --   Negro Folk Songs For Young People
  • Album + Compilation

  • 1953 Rock Island Line: Huddie Ledbetter Memorial Album, Volume 2
  • 1986 “The Leadbelly Collection” - 20 Blues Greats
  • 1988 Folkways: A Vision Revisited
  • 1989 Huddie Ledbetter's Best
  • 1989 The Leadbelly Story
  • 1990 Leadbelly
  • 1990 Alabama Bound
  • 1990 Leadbelly Sings Folk Songs
  • 1991 King of the 12-String Guitar
  • 1991 Gwine Dig a Hole to Put the Devil In: The Library of Congress Recordings, Volume 2
  • 1991 Let It Shine on Me: Library of Congress Recordings, Volume 3
  • 1991 Midnight Special: The Library of Congress Recordings, Volume 1
  • 1992 The House of the Rising Sun
  • 1993 Irene Goodnight
  • 1993 The Very Best of Leadbelly
  • 1993 Goodnight Irene
  • 1994 Storyteller Blues
  • 1994 Go Down Old Hannah: The Library of Congress Recordings, Volume 6
  • 1994 Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen: The Library of Congress Recordings, Volume 5
  • 1994 The Titanic: Library of Congress Recordings, Volume 4
  • 1994 Bourgeois Blues: Golden Classics, Part One
  • 1994 Lead Belly's Last Sessions
  • 1994 Good Morning Blues: The Essential Recordings of Leadbelly
  • 1994 Complete Recorded Works 1939–1947 in Chronological Order: Volume 1, 1 April 1939 to 15 June 1940
  • 1994 Complete Recorded Works 1939–1947 in Chronological Order: Volume 2, 17 June 1940 to Mid ’43
  • 1994 Complete Recorded Works 1939–1947 in Chronological Order: Volume 3, October 1943 to 25 April 1944
  • 1994 Complete Recorded Works 1939–1947 in Chronological Order: Volume 4, May to October 1944
  • 1994 Complete Recorded Works 1939–1947 in Chronological Order: Volume 5, 27 October 1944 to October 1946
  • 1994 Nothing but the Blues: Death Letter Blues
  • 1994 The Blues Collection: Leadbelly, Midnight Special
  • 1995 Leadbelly Memorial, Volumes 1 & 2
  • 1995 The Legendary Masters Series
  • 1996 Where Did You Sleep Last Night: Lead Belly Legacy, Volume 1
  • 1996 Easy Rider
  • 1996 In the Shadow of the Gallows Pole
  • 1997 Bourgeois Blues: Lead Belly Legacy, Volume 2
  • 1997 Complete Recorded Works 1939–1947 in Chronological Order: Volume 6, 1947
  • 1997 The Remaining ARC and Library of Congress Recordings, Volume 1, 1934-1935
  • 1997 The Remaining Library of Congress Recordings: Volume 2 (1935)
  • 1997 The Remaining Library of Congress Recordings: Volume 3 (1935)
  • 1997 The Remaining Library of Congress Recordings: Volume 4 (1935-1938)
  • 1997 The Remaining Library of Congress Recordings: Volume 5 (1938-1942)
  • 1998 Shout On: Lead Belly Legacy, Volume 3
  • 1998 Midnight Special
  • 1999 Bridging Lead Belly
  • 1999 Complete Recorded Works in Chronological Order: Volume 7, 1947–1949
  • 1999 Leadbelly Sings for Children
  • 2000 Absolutely the Best
  • 2001 The Essential Leadbelly
  • 2002 The Tradition Masters
  • 2002 Complete Blues: The Definitive Leadbelly
  • 2003 The Best of Leadbelly
  • 2003 When the Sun Goes Down, Volume 5: Take This Hammer
  • 2003 Easy Rider Blues
  • 2004 Blues & Folk Singer: Sagablues, Volume 1
  • 2004 Black Betty
  • 2004 Complete Blues: Take This Hammer
  • 2004 Kings of the Blues: Leadbelly
  • 2005 Leadbelly - the Blues Collection
  • 2005 Goodnight Irene: The Best of Leadbelly
  • 2005 The Ultimate Jazz Archive
  • 2006 Important Recordings 1934 - 1949
  • 2006 New Orleans
  • 2006 The Legend of Leadbelly
  • 2008 The Definitive Lead Belly
  • 2010 The Rough Guide to Blues Legends: Leadbelly
  • 2015 The Smithsonian Folkways Collection
  •    --   Good Morning Blues
  •    --   King of the Twelve String: Midnight Special
  •    --   Nothing but the Blues: You Do Me Any Old Way
  •    --   The Immortal Leadbelly
  •    --   The Leadbelly Collection
  •    --   You Don't Know My Mind
  • Album + Live

  • 1999 Bunk & Leadbelly at New York Town Hall 1947
  • 2000 Private Party: Minneapolis, Minnesota, November 21, 1948
  • Single

  • 1939 De Kalb Blues / The Boll Weevil
  • 1940 Alberta / T.B. Blues
  • 1940 Worried Blues / Easy Rider Blues
  • 1941 Grey Goose / Stew Ball
  • 1941 Pick a Bale of Cotton / Alabama Bound
  • 1941 The Midnight Special / Ham an' Eggs
  • 1941 The Red Cross Store Blues / Roberta
  • 1941 New York City / You Can't Lose Me, Cholly
  • 1941 Good Morning Blues / Leaving Blues
  • 1942 I'm on My Last Go-Round / Thirsty Mama Blues
  • 1942 Rock Island Line / Ol' Riley
  • 1943 (Goodnight) Irene / Ain't You Glad