"His songs touched
me when I was a kid; they still talk to me, all these years later.
is timeless;and there is an amazing variety in the topics and themes he
about. Leadbelly was a Bluesman, storyteller, folk singer,
activist, balladeer, and a man who
songs with the same conviction that he wrote about
through America 65 years
was a unique artist, and I am
honored, as well
as humbled to perform his music."