One man who could’ve done with writing an autobiography was famed blues musician, Leadbelly. His life was certainly worthy of that (check the wiki for a short overview) but for now we’ll make do with this picture retrospective, which includes many never seen before shots from his wife’s personal collection.

It’s available to purchase at Steidl and Amazon.

Take a leap to see some spreads from Lead Belly: A Life in Pictures.

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