Real Name:
Odetta Holmes
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.

Odetta Discography


TLP 1010 Odetta Sings Ballads And Blues (Album) Tradition TLP 1010 US 1957 Sell This Version
TLP 1025, TR 1025 Odetta At The Gate Of Horn (Album) Tradition TLP 1025, TR 1025 US 1957 Sell This Version
3252 Odetta And Larry* Odetta And Larry* - The Tin Angel (Album) Fantasy 3252 US 1958 Sell This Version
VTC-1627 Odetta My Eyes Have Seen (Album) Vanguard VTC-1627 US 1959 Sell This Version
SRV-3003 Odetta At Carnegie Hall (Album) Vanguard SRV-3003 USA & Canada 1960 Sell This Version
VRS-9079 Odetta Christmas Spirituals (Album) Vanguard VRS-9079 US 1960 Sell This Version
LSO-6007, LSO 6007 Harry Belafonte With Odetta ~ Miriam Makeba ~ The Chad Mitchell Trio ~ The Belafonte Folk Singers Harry Belafonte With Odetta ~ Miriam Makeba ~ The Chad Mitchell Trio ~ The Belafonte Folk Singers - Belafonte Returns To Carnegie Hall (Album) RCA Victor, RCA Victor LSO-6007, LSO 6007 US 1960 Sell This Version
VRS-9066 Odetta Sings The Ballad For Americans And Other American Ballads(LP, Album) Vanguard VRS-9066 US 1960 Sell This Version
AVRS 9030 Odetta Spirituals(LP) Amadeo AVRS 9030 Austria 1961 Sell This Version
LPM-2573, LPM 2573 Odetta Sometimes I Feel Like Cryin' (Album) RCA Victor, RCA Victor LPM-2573, LPM 2573 Italy 1962 Sell This Version
AVRS 9036 Odetta At Town Hall (Album) Vanguard AVRS 9036 Austria 1962 Sell This Version
RLP 9417 Odetta Odetta And The Blues (Album) Riverside Records RLP 9417 US 1962 Sell This Version
RD-7574 Odetta Sings Folk Songs (Album) RCA Victor RD-7574 UK 1963 Sell This Version
VRS-9137 Odetta One Grain Of Sand (Album) Vanguard VRS-9137 Canada 1963 Sell This Version
30.001 Odetta Odetta (Album) Bellaphon 30.001 Germany 1963 Sell This Version
LSP-2792 Odetta It's A Mighty World (Album) RCA Victor LSP-2792 US 1964 Sell This Version
RD-7673, LPM-2923 Odetta Odetta Sings Of Many Things (Album) RCA Victor RD-7673, LPM-2923 UK 1964 Sell This Version
LSP-3324 Odetta Odetta Sings Dylan (Album) RCA LSP-3324 US 1965 Sell This Version
LPM-3457 Odetta Odetta In Japan (Album) RCA Victor LPM-3457 US 1966 Sell This Version
FVS 9508 Odetta Odetta (Album) Verve Forecast FVS 9508 Germany 1967 Sell This Version
SR-11 Odetta Odetta Golden Album(LP, Album, S/Edition) Vanguard SR-11 Japan 1967 Sell This Version
2489 012 Odetta Odetta Sings (Album) Polydor 2489 012 UK 1970 Sell This Version
UA-LA 604G Brock Peters with Odetta Brock Peters with Odetta - Ballad For Americans (Album) United Artists Records UA-LA 604G US 1976 Sell This Version
FLC 5007 Odetta Its Impossible - At The Best Of Harlem (Album) Four Leaf Records FLC 5007 Sweden 1976 Sell This Version
RQ101 Odetta Movin' It On Rose Quartz Records RQ101 US 1987 Sell This Version