Mudcat Café message #2784820 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #107573   Message #2784820
Posted By: M.Ted
09-Dec-09 - 03:20 PM
Thread Name: Stolen melodies/Bob Dylan
Subject: RE: Stolen melodies/Bob Dylan
As to the pictures of Leadbelly in stripes, CHam, that was a promotional idea of John Lomax--Leadbelly preferred to dress and perform in suit and tie, and, in sharp contrast to many of his folkie musical disciples, was known for his fastidious grooming.