Odetta

Odetta

Real Name:
Odetta 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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Odetta Discography

Albums

Odetta Sings Ballads And Blues (Album) Tradition US 1957 Sell This Version
Odetta At The Gate Of Horn (Album) Tradition US 1957 Sell This Version
Odetta And Larry* Odetta And Larry* - The Tin Angel (Album) Fantasy US 1958 Sell This Version
Odetta My Eyes Have Seen (Album) Vanguard US 1959 Sell This Version
Odetta At Carnegie Hall (Album) Vanguard USA & Canada 1960 Sell This Version
Odetta Christmas Spirituals (Album) Vanguard US 1960 Sell This Version
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 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
Odetta At Town Hall (Album) Vanguard Austria 1962 Sell This Version
Odetta Sometimes I Feel Like Cryin' (Album) RCA Victor, RCA Victor Italy 1962 Sell This Version
Odetta Odetta And The Blues (Album) Riverside Records US 1962 Sell This Version
Odetta Sings Folk Songs (Album) RCA Victor UK 1963 Sell This Version
Odetta One Grain Of Sand (Album) Vanguard Canada 1963 Sell This Version
Odetta Odetta (Album) Bellaphon Germany 1963 Sell This Version
Odetta It's A Mighty World (Album) RCA Victor US 1964 Sell This Version
Odetta Odetta Sings Of Many Things (Album) RCA Victor UK 1964 Sell This Version
Odetta Odetta Sings Dylan (Album) RCA US 1965 Sell This Version
Odetta Odetta In Japan (Album) RCA Victor US 1966 Sell This Version
Odetta Odetta (Album) Verve Forecast Germany 1967 Sell This Version
SR-11 Odetta Odetta Golden Album(LP, Album, S/Edition) Vanguard SR-11 Japan 1967 Sell This Version
Odetta Odetta Sings (Album) Polydor UK 1970 Sell This Version
Brock Peters with Odetta Brock Peters with Odetta - Ballad For Americans (Album) United Artists Records US 1976 Sell This Version
Odetta Its Impossible - At The Best Of Harlem (Album) Four Leaf Records Sweden 1976 Sell This Version
Odetta Movin' It On Rose Quartz Records US 1987 Sell This Version