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Blues Night Blues Medley

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Blues medley featuring Fred McDowell, Lead Belly and Billie Holiday. (1985)

First transmitted in 1985, this medley of the blues features Fred McDowell, Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee, Lead Belly and Billie Holiday.

First transmitted in 1985, this medley of the blues features Fred McDowell, Thomas 'Georgia Tom' Dorsey, Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee.

Huddie Ledbetter - better known as 'Lead Belly' - performs 'Pick a Bale of Cotton', and Billie Holiday accompanied by Lester Young, Coleman Hawkins, Ben Webster and Roy Eldridge, performs her own composition 'Fine and Mellow'.

Credits

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Fred McDowell
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Thomas Dorsey
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Sonny Terry
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Brownie McGhee
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Billie Holiday
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Lead Belly

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Arena

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Arena: Blues Night
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