Odetta

Real Name:
Odetta Felious Holmes
Profile:
American singer, guitarist, songwriter, and human rights activist, who was an important figure in the American folk music revival of the 1950s and '60s.

b. December 31, 1930 (Birmingham, AL, USA)
d. December 2, 2008 (New York City, NY, USA)

Her musical repertoire consisted largely of American folk music, blues, jazz, and spirituals. She was an important influence on many musicians including Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, Mavis Staples, Harry Belafonte, Carly Simon and Janis Joplin.
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3-15 The Tin Angel Presents Odetta and Larry — Odetta Odetta And Larry* Odetta And Larry* - The Tin Angel Presents Odetta and Larry (Album) Fantasy 3-15 US 1954 Sell This Version
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TLP 1010 Sings Ballads And Blues — Odetta Odetta Sings Ballads And Blues (Album) Tradition Recordings TLP 1010 US 1956 Sell This Version
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TLP 1025 At The Gate Of Horn — Odetta Odetta At The Gate Of Horn (Album) Tradition Records (3) TLP 1025 US 1957 Sell This Version
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TFL 6029 My Eyes Have Seen — Odetta Odetta My Eyes Have Seen (Album) Vanguard TFL 6029 UK 1959 Sell This Version
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VSD 2072 Odetta At Carnegie Hall — Odetta Odetta Odetta At Carnegie Hall (Album) Vanguard VSD 2072 US 1960 Sell This Version
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VRS-9066 Odetta Sings The Ballad For Americans And Other American Ballads — Odetta Odetta Odetta Sings The Ballad For Americans And Other American Ballads (Album) Vanguard VRS-9066 US 1960 Sell This Version
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SF.5088 Belafonte Returns To Carnegie Hall — Odetta Harry Belafonte With Odetta & The Chad Mitchell Trio Harry Belafonte With Odetta & The Chad Mitchell Trio - Belafonte Returns To Carnegie Hall (Album) RCA Victor, RCA Victor SF.5088 UK 1960 Sell This Version
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VRS-9079 Christmas Spirituals — Odetta Odetta Christmas Spirituals (Album) Vanguard VRS-9079 US 1960 Sell This Version
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LPM-2573, LPM 2573 Sometimes I Feel Like Cryin' — Odetta Odetta Sometimes I Feel Like Cryin' (Album) RCA Victor, RCA Victor LPM-2573, LPM 2573 Italy 1962 Sell This Version
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RS 9417 Odetta And The Blues — Odetta Odetta Odetta And The Blues (Album) Riverside Records RS 9417 US 1962 Sell This Version
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VRD-2109 At Town Hall — Odetta Odetta At Town Hall (Album) Vanguard VRD-2109 US 1962 Sell This Version
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LPM-2573, LPM 2573 Sometimes I Feel Like Cryin' — Odetta Odetta Sometimes I Feel Like Cryin'(LP, Album, Mono, Hol) RCA Victor, RCA Victor LPM-2573, LPM 2573 US 1962 Sell This Version
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VSD-2153 One Grain Of Sand — Odetta Odetta One Grain Of Sand (Album) Vanguard VSD-2153 US 1963 Sell This Version
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LPM-2643 Sings Folk Songs — Odetta Odetta Sings Folk Songs (Album) RCA Victor LPM-2643 Australia 1963 Sell This Version
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LPM-2792 It's A Mighty World — Odetta Odetta It's A Mighty World (Album) RCA Victor LPM-2792 Germany 1964 Sell This Version
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RD-7673, LPM-2923 Odetta Sings Of Many Things — Odetta Odetta Odetta Sings Of Many Things (Album) RCA Victor RD-7673, LPM-2923 UK 1964 Sell This Version
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LPM-3324 Odetta Sings Dylan — Odetta Odetta Odetta Sings Dylan (Album) RCA Victor LPM-3324 US 1965 Sell This Version
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LPM-3457 Odetta In Japan — Odetta Odetta Odetta In Japan (Album) RCA Victor LPM-3457 New Zealand 1966 Sell This Version
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vxw 3014 Odetta — Odetta Odetta Odetta (Album) Verve Forecast vxw 3014 US 1967 Sell This Version
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2425 046 Odetta Sings — Odetta Odetta Odetta Sings (Album, Comp) Polydor 2425 046 Norway 1970 Sell This Version
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UA-LA604-G Ballad For Americans — Odetta Brock Peters with Odetta Brock Peters with Odetta - Ballad For Americans (Album) United Artists Records UA-LA604-G US 1976 Sell This Version
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FLC 5007 Its Impossible - At The Best Of Harlem — Odetta Odetta Its Impossible - At The Best Of Harlem (Album) Four Leaf Clover Records FLC 5007 Sweden 1976 Sell This Version
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RQ101 Movin' It On — Odetta Odetta Movin' It On Rose Quartz Records RQ101 US 1987 Sell This Version
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ALC104 Christmas Spirituals — Odetta Odetta Christmas Spirituals (Album) Alcazar Productions ALC104 US 1988 Sell This Version
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2621514 As Blue As They Can Be — Odetta Jimmy Witherspoon, Richard "Groove" Holmes, Odetta Jimmy Witherspoon, Richard "Groove" Holmes, Odetta - As Blue As They Can Be (Album, Comp) Point Productions 2621514 Netherlands 1993 Sell This Version