Table of contents for Leadbelly : poems / Tyehimba Jess.

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1. leadbelly's lessons
2. what kind of soul has man?
3. sallie ledbetter: a mother's hymn	
4. john wesley ledbetter			
5. colt protection special
6. fannin street signifies
7. mistress stella speaks
8. 1912: blind lemon jefferson 
 explaining to leadbelly	
9. what you gonna do when the world's on fire?
10. caddo born				
11. blind lemon taught me			
12. misfire					
13. harris county chain gang			
14. alias: walter boyd				
15. lethe on leadbelly	
16. the blood done signed your name		
17. for trouble's sake				
18. bud russel, prison transfer man
19. father					
20. leadbelly: runagate			
21. leadbelly: from sugarland		
22. sing out				
23. Governor Pat Neff			
24. freedom					
25. home	
26. loving era 
27. era washington on stella, 1923
				
28. black girl, black girl...			
29. mary on martha			
30. martha promise: grown summer		
31. will you take this load...		
32. martha promise: what i knew 
33. yes, i was standing at the bottom		
34. mooringsport moan			
35. leadbelly in angola prison: down again	
36. leadbelly sings to his #1 crew		
37. july, 1933: leadbelly receives lomax at angola 
38. out					
39. home again				
40. martha promise receives leadbelly, 1935
41. martha promise: keeping peace
 
42. man plowing with mules			
43. John Lomax's Recording Machine, 1933	
44. Ethnographer John Lomax 
	Speaks of His Vocation
45. Lomax: I Work With Negroes 		
46. Lomax: On Seeking Song		
47. John Lomax Visits Leadbelly 	in Angola Prison: July, 1933
48. leadbelly's role
49. leadbelly: mythology
50. five year sentence
51. leadbelly's labor on the lomax trail, 1934
52. prisoner # 489235 
53. the song speaks 
54. you don't know my mind...
55. Leadbelly: Bad Nigger Makes Good Minstrel 
56. leadbelly writes home, 1934 
57. John Lomax writes home, 1934
58. leadbelly vs. lomax: song hunting, 1934
59. leadbelly vs. lomax at the modern language
	association conference, 1934
60. lomax v. leadbelly in new york: 
	letters to home, 1935
61. lomax v. leadbelly: on the road, 1935
62. lomax v. leadbelly: dreams
63. good morning babe, how do you do
64. leadbelly & martha: return to new york, 1936
65. jimmy goodwin, age 9
66. leadbelly's big city hustle
67. brownie and leadbelly:
	stipulations and apprenticeship
68. martha: life's work
69. To: Haywood Patterson #386j49
70. leadbelly: one thing
71. John Lomax writes home, 1937
72. martha: weight
73. josh white writes home, 1941
74. cab calloway on leadbelly
75. stella: diminuendo 
76. martha: vigil
77. leadbelly: christened
I. Notes and Acknowledgments
II. References	
III. Leadbelly's Timeline

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Leadbelly, 1885-1949 -- Poetry.
African American musicians -- Poetry.
Blues musicians -- Poetry.
Blues (Music) -- Poetry.