Odetta

Odetta Holmes

Also known as Gordon, O. Gordon, Odeta, Odetta F. Gordon, Odetta Felious, Odetta Felious Gordon, Odetta Gordon, Odetta Holmes
This performer (group) in the Internet: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Odetta

Discography of Odetta:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 At Town Hall 16 Audio 1962 Vanguard
2 Odetta In Japan 12 Audio 1966 RCA Victor
3 Sings Ballads And Blues 19 Audio 1957 Tradition
4 At The Gate Of Horn 15 Audio 1966 Tradition
5 Christmas Spirituals 13 Audio 1988 Alcazar Productions
6 The Best Of Odetta 12 Audio RCA Camden
7 There's A Hole In My Bucket / Chickens 2 Audio 1960 RCA
8 Take Me To The Pilot / Hit Or Miss 2 Audio 1970 Polydor
9 Lookin For A Home 15 Audio 2001 M.C. Records (2)
10 Odetta 11 Audio 1973 Archive Of Folk & Jazz Music
11 Odetta Sings Dylan 10 Audio 1965 RCA
12 Odetta And The Blues 12 Audio 1962 Riverside Records
13 At The Gate Of Horn 15 Audio America Records
14 At The Gate Of Horn 15 Audio Dargil
15 Belafonte Returns To Carnegie Hall 12 Audio 1960 RCA Victor
16 Christmas Spirituals 13 Audio 1960 Vanguard
17 Odetta And The Blues 12 Audio 1962 Riverside Records
18 Sings The Blues 12 Audio 1968 Riverside Records
19 The Tradition Masters 30 Audio 2002-09-03
20 Sings Ballads And Blues 19 Audio Astor
21 Sings Folk Songs 12 Audio 1963 RCA Victor
22 Sings Ballads And Blues 19 Audio 1996 Tradition
23 Odetta In Japan 12 Audio 1966 RCA Victor
24 Folk Songs By The Greatest, Odetta 13 Audio America Records
25 My Eyes Have Seen 13 Audio 1959 Vanguard
26 Sometimes I Feel Like Cryin' 12 Audio 1962 RCA Victor
27 My Eyes Have Seen 13 Audio 1960 Vanguard
28 Odetta 15 Audio 1963 Vox (6)
29 Odetta 11 Audio 1967 Verve Folkways
30 Odetta 15 Audio 1963 Bellaphon
31 Its Impossible - At The Best Of Harlem 18 Audio 1976 Four Leaf Records
32 Shout For Joy 13 Audio
33 The Essential Odetta 31 Audio 1986 Vanguard
34 Sometimes I Feel Like Cryin' 12 Audio 1962
35 At Town Hall 16 Audio 1962
36 The Essential Odetta 21 Audio 1987 Vanguard
37 Odetta Sings 10 Audio 1970 Polydor
38 Hit Or Miss 4 Audio Polydor
39 Sings The Ballad For Americans And Other American Ballads 9 Audio 1960 Vanguard
40 Odetta Sings Dylan 10 Audio 1965 RCA
41 At The Gate Of Horn 15 Audio 1958 Tradition
42 Odetta 11 Audio 1967 Verve Forecast
43 Odetta And The Blues 12 Audio 1962 Riverside Records
44 Sometimes I Feel Like Cryin' 12 Audio 1962
45 Christmas Spirituals 13 Audio 1988 Pläne
46 At Carnegie Hall 15 Audio 1960 Vanguard
47 Odetta 11 Audio 1967 Verve Folkways
48 Shout For Joy 13 Audio 1988 J & B Records
49 Blues Everywhere I Go 15 Audio 1999 M.C. Records (2)
50 Women In (E)motion Festival 9 Audio 1993 Tradition & Moderne


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 [a=Bob Dylan], [a=Joan Baez], [a=Mavis Staples], [a=Harry Belafonte], [a=Carly Simon] and [a=Janis Joplin].


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