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 Odetta - The Tin Angel Presents Odetta and Larry album art Odetta And Larry* Odetta And Larry* - The Tin Angel Presents Odetta and Larry (Album) Fantasy 3-15 US 1954 Sell This Version
TLP 1010 Odetta - Sings Ballads And Blues album art Odetta Sings Ballads And Blues (Album) Tradition Recordings TLP 1010 US 1957 Sell This Version
TLP 1025 Odetta - At The Gate Of Horn album art Odetta At The Gate Of Horn (Album) Tradition Records (3) TLP 1025 US 1957 Sell This Version
TFL 6029 Odetta - My Eyes Have Seen album art Odetta My Eyes Have Seen (Album) Vanguard TFL 6029 UK 1959 Sell This Version
VSD 2072 Odetta - At Carnegie Hall album art Odetta At Carnegie Hall (Album) Vanguard VSD 2072 US 1960 Sell This Version
VRS-9066 Odetta - Odetta Sings The Ballad For Americans And Other American Ballads album art Odetta Odetta Sings The Ballad For Americans And Other American Ballads (Album) Vanguard VRS-9066 US 1960 Sell This Version
SF.5088 Odetta - Belafonte Returns To Carnegie Hall album art 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
VRS-9079 Odetta - Christmas Spirituals album art Odetta Christmas Spirituals (Album) Vanguard VRS-9079 US 1960 Sell This Version
LPM-2573, LPM 2573 Odetta - Sometimes I Feel Like Cryin' album art Odetta Sometimes I Feel Like Cryin' (Album) RCA Victor, RCA Victor LPM-2573, LPM 2573 Italy 1962 Sell This Version
RLP 9417 Odetta - Odetta And The Blues album art Odetta Odetta And The Blues (Album, Comp) Riverside Records RLP 9417 US 1962 Sell This Version
VRD-2109 Odetta - At Town Hall album art Odetta At Town Hall (Album) Vanguard VRD-2109 US 1962 Sell This Version
VSD-2153 Odetta - One Grain Of Sand album art Odetta One Grain Of Sand (Album) Vanguard VSD-2153 US 1963 Sell This Version
SF.7574 Odetta - Sings Folk Songs album art Odetta Sings Folk Songs (Album) RCA Victor SF.7574 UK 1963 Sell This Version
LPM-2792 Odetta - It's A Mighty World album art Odetta It's A Mighty World (Album) RCA Victor LPM-2792 Germany 1964 Sell This Version
RD-7673, LPM-2923 Odetta - Odetta Sings Of Many Things album art Odetta Odetta Sings Of Many Things (Album) RCA Victor RD-7673, LPM-2923 UK 1964 Sell This Version
LPM-3324 Odetta - Odetta Sings Dylan album art Odetta Odetta Sings Dylan (Album) RCA Victor LPM-3324 US 1965 Sell This Version
LPM-3457 Odetta - Odetta In Japan album art Odetta Odetta In Japan (Album) RCA Victor LPM-3457 New Zealand 1966 Sell This Version
vxw 3014 Odetta - Odetta album art Odetta Odetta (Album) Verve Forecast vxw 3014 US 1967 Sell This Version
2425 046 Odetta - Odetta Sings album art Odetta Odetta Sings (Album) Polydor 2425 046 Norway 1970 Sell This Version
UA-LA604-G Odetta - Ballad For Americans album art Brock Peters with Odetta Brock Peters with Odetta - Ballad For Americans (Album) United Artists Records UA-LA604-G US 1976 Sell This Version
FLC 5007 Odetta - Its Impossible - At The Best Of Harlem album art Odetta Its Impossible - At The Best Of Harlem (Album) Four Leaf Clover Records FLC 5007 Sweden 1976 Sell This Version
RQ101 Odetta - Movin' It On album art Odetta Movin' It On Rose Quartz Records RQ101 US 1987 Sell This Version
ALC104 Odetta - Christmas Spirituals album art Odetta Christmas Spirituals (Album) Alcazar Productions ALC104 US 1988 Sell This Version
T&M 101 Odetta - Women In (E)Motion Festival album art Odetta Women In (E)Motion Festival(CD, Album) Tradition & Moderne T&M 101 Germany 1993 Sell This Version
SWCD1012 Odetta - To Ella album art Odetta To Ella (Album) Silverwolf SWCD1012 US 1998 Sell This Version