Album Chart of 1939

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Album Chart of 1939
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LEAD BELLY TAKES MY FIRST ALBUM CHART HONOURS

The 51 year old folk singer with a chequered past sits proudly in 1939 with a great album to his name; the first of two that he would record for the Musicraft label out of New York.

The highly prolific artist would go on to deliver several albums of work in the first half of the 1940s - no mean feat in that era.

The Jukebox Rebel
18-Jun-2015

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NEGRO SINFUL SONGS
Lead Belly
Musicraft 31
the USA
7.77 “Brilliant” Folk; Blues / Rhythm n Blues

Jukebox picks: “The Bourgeois Blues [1939 version]” (9.5) • “Frankie And Albert [1939 version, part 2]” (9.2) • “Frankie And Albert [1939 version, part 1]” (9.0)
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