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Odetta

  • Dec 31, 1930 - Dec 02, 2008 (age 77)
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2018
The Album Collection 1954-1962
AlbumMay 4, 2018

The Album Collection 1954-1962

The Album Collection 1954-1962 released.
2017
My Eyes Have Seen/The Tin Angel/At the Gate of Horn
AlbumAug 11, 2017

My Eyes Have Seen/The Tin Angel/A…

My Eyes Have Seen/The Tin Angel/At the Gate of Horn …
My Eyes Have Seen/The Tin Angel/At the Gate of Horn released.
2015
This Land
AlbumJan 11, 2015

This Land

This Land released.
Ballads for Americans
AlbumJan 11, 2015

Ballads for Americans

Ballads for Americans released.
2011
Seven Classic Albums
AlbumNov 29, 2011

Seven Classic Albums

Seven Classic Albums released.
Folk & Blues Songbook
AlbumJul 15, 2011

Folk & Blues Songbook

Folk & Blues Songbook released.
2009
Beautiful Star
AlbumMay 12, 2009

Beautiful Star

Beautiful Star released.
2008
Odetta
PersonalDecember 2008

Odetta

Odetta passed away.
2007
Vanguard Visionaries
AlbumJun 12, 2007

Vanguard Visionaries

Vanguard Visionaries is a compilation album by …
Vanguard Visionaries is a compilation album by American folk singer Odetta, released in 2007. It is a short compilation (10 songs) and contains recordings from the Vanguard Records years. To celebrate their 60th anniversary, Vanguard had released a series of artist samplers called Vanguard Visionaries from the 1960s and early-'70s era. All the songs are available on other compilations.
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2006
WoodSongs Old-Time Radio Hour
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TV ShowSep 2, 2006

WoodSongs Old-Time Radio Hour

The WoodSongs Old-Time …
The WoodSongs Old-Time Radio Hour was created, is produced, and hosted by folksinger Michael Johnathon. The WoodSongs Old-Time Radio Hour is an all volunteer run, Non Profit Organization, and is a worldwide multimedia celebration of grassroots music filmed in front of a live audience. WoodSongs is not a concert, but a one hour musical conversation focusing on the artists and their music. The WoodSongs Old-Time Radio Hour began in 1998 in a small studio that sat only 20 people. It was recorded on a cassette tape that had to be turned over half way through the broadcast, and was picked up by one radio station, WRVG in Georgetown, Kentucky. In 1999 WoodSongs moved to a 150 seat room at the Lexington Public Library. After selling out 50 shows in a row, the broadcast was moved in 2000 to the Kentucky Theatre where it stayed until January 2013 when it moved to the 540 seat Lyric Theatre & Cultural Arts Center. By 2005 WoodSongs was being aired on 320 radio stations, and by 2013 509 radio stations across North America and Internationally.
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2005
SongJan 1, 2005

Midnight Special
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2004
Tavis Smiley
TV ShowJan 5, 2004

Tavis Smiley

The Tavis Smiley Show was an American public …
The Tavis Smiley Show was an American public broadcasting radio talk show. A television show, simply titled Tavis Smiley, was a late-night television program on Public Broadcasting Service (PBS). Both shows featured Tavis Smiley as host.
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2003
American Folk Pioneer
AlbumJun 3, 2003

American Folk Pioneer

American Folk Pioneer released.
2002
Women in (E)motion
AlbumNov 19, 2002

Women in (E)motion

Women in (E)motion is a live album by American folk …
Women in (E)motion is a live album by American folk singer Odetta, released in 2002. It was recorded live for the Women In (E)motion Festival in Bremen, Germany in 1990.
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The Tradition Masters
AlbumSep 3, 2002

The Tradition Masters

The Tradition Masters is …
The Tradition Masters is an album by American folk singer Odetta, released in 2002. The title refers to the label for whom Odetta recorded her first two solo releases. The songs she recorded during that time period have received multiple releases in various configurations. This two-disc compilation re-issues both Odetta Sings Ballads and Blues and At the Gate of Horn.
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Ballad for Americans and Other American Ballads/Odetta at Carnegie Hall
AlbumMay 28, 2002

Ballad for Americans and Other Ameri…

Ballad for Americans and Other American Ballads/Odetta …
Ballad for Americans and Other American Ballads/Odetta at Carnegie Hall released.
2000
The Women of Silverwolf
AlbumMay 16, 2000

The Women of Silverwolf

The Women of Silverwolf released.
1999
Best Traditional Blues Album
Nomination1999

Best Traditional Blues Album

Nominated for "Blues Everywhere I Go".
Grammy Award
1998
To Ella
AlbumOct 6, 1998

To Ella

To Ella is an album by American folk singer Odetta, …
To Ella is an album by American folk singer Odetta, released 1998 on Silverwolf Records. Recorded live at the Kerrville Folk Festival, it features traditional songs including "Amazing Grace" and a 27-minute "Ancestors Suite" containing several songs.
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1994
My Eyes Have Seen
AlbumJun 25, 1994

My Eyes Have Seen

My Eyes Have Seen is the third album by American folk …
My Eyes Have Seen is the third album by American folk singer Odetta, first released in July 1959. After two small releases, Odetta had now moved to the larger label Vanguard. Milt Okun arranged and conducted a choir on a portion of the songs, notably "Motherless Children", "Ox-Driver Song" and the title piece.
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SongJun 25, 1994

Battle Hymn of the Republic
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1993
Late Show with David Letterman
TV ShowAug 30, 1993

Late Show with David Letterman

Late Show with David …
Late Show with David Letterman is an American late-night talk show hosted by David Letterman on CBS, the first iteration of the Late Show franchise. The show debuted on August 30, 1993, and was produced by Letterman's production company, Worldwide Pants, and CBS Television Studios. The show's music director and leader of the house band, the CBS Orchestra, was Paul Shaffer. The head writer was Matt Roberts and the announcer was originally Bill Wendell, then Alan Kalter. Of the major U.S. late-night programs, Late Show ranked second in cumulative average viewers over time and third in number of episodes over time. In most U.S. markets the show aired from 11:35 p.m. to 12:35 a.m. Eastern and Pacific Time, and recorded Monday to Wednesdays at 4:30 p.m., and Thursdays at 3:30 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The second Thursday episode usually aired on Friday of that week.
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The Fire Next Time
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MovieApr 18, 1993

The Fire Next Time

The Fire Next Time is a 1993 American television …
The Fire Next Time is a 1993 American television disaster miniseries directed by Tom McLoughlin and written and produced by James S. Henerson which stars Craig T. Nelson, Bonnie Bedelia, Richard Farnsworth and Justin Whalin. Set in 2017, the plot focuses on a family who, after a series of fires begins to break out due to global warming, must struggle to survive a natural disaster that devastates the earth.
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1992
Later... with Jools Holland
TV ShowOct 9, 1992

Later... with Jools Holland

Later... with Jools Holland …
Later... with Jools Holland (previously known as Later Live... with Jools Holland and ...Later with Jools Holland) is a contemporary English music television show hosted by Jools Holland. A spin-off of The Late Show, it has been running in short series since 1992 and is a part of BBC Two's late-night line-up, usually at around 11 pm to 12 midnight. The day of transmission has varied, but currently it is usually recorded on a Tuesday for Saturday broadcast and features a mixture of both established and new musical artists, from solo performers to bands and larger ensembles.
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1988
Christmas Spirituals
AlbumJan 1, 1988

Christmas Spirituals

Christmas Spirituals is the name of two albums recorded by …
Christmas Spirituals is the name of two albums recorded by the American folk singer Odetta. The first was released in 1960 on Vanguard Records. The second, a new recording of mostly the same songs, produced by Rachel Faro at White Crowe Audio in Burlington, Vermont, was originally released in 1987 on Alcazar Records and was reissued digitally in 2007 on Ashe Records. Both albums have Bill Lee, Spike Lee's father on double bass. The cover of the second Christmas Spirituals album, by the artist Coleen Patterson, depicts a Black Madonna by the River Jordan with the Three Kings in attendance. She says these songs are traditional spirituals that emerged from the sufferings of slavery as a catharsis for the terrible wrongs that were committed.
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1977
Louisiana Red
Marriage1977

Louisiana Red

Iverson Minter (March 23, 1932 – February 25, 2012), …
Iverson Minter (March 23, 1932 – February 25, 2012), known as Louisiana Red, was an American blues guitarist, harmonica player, and singer, who recorded more than 50 albums. He was best known for his song Sweet Blood Call.
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1974
The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman
MovieJan 31, 1974

The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pitt…

Story of a black woman in …
Story of a black woman in the South who was born into slavery in the 1850s and lives to become a part of the civil rights movement in the 1960s.
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1972
Great Performances
TV ShowNov 4, 1972

Great Performances

Great Performances is a television anthology series …
Great Performances is a television anthology series dedicated to the performing arts; the banner has been used to televise theatrical performances such as plays, musicals, opera, ballet, concerts, as well as occasional documentaries. It is produced by the PBS member stations WNET in New York City (originally in conjunction with KQED/San Francisco, WTTW/Chicago, Maryland Public Television, South Carolina ETV and KERA-TV/Dallas/Fort Worth).
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1970
SongDec 1, 1970

Hit or Miss
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The Virginia Graham Show
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TV ShowJun 8, 1970

The Virginia Graham Show

The Virginia Graham Show …
The Virginia Graham Show hosted by Virginia Graham with her machine-gun-like barrage of questions, quips, karate chops and interjections, she cuts through the amenities to get to the meat of her guests and topics. Few subjects were taboo and the show sometimes resembled a verbal slug-fest with no holds barred. Involvement and interaction was the key to the show. Virginia got involved with her guests, her guests got involved with each other, and they all got involved with both the in-studio and home audiences. Each show featured four or five guests selected from the entertainment world, the intellectual community and other prominent news-makers. Introduction of new variety talent and showcase spots for established entertainers who joined in the conversation once they had performed, was all part of the format. The competition was tough, as one lone female up against the likes of Johnny Carson, Merv Griffin, Mike Douglas, Steve Allen, Dick Cavett and David Frost.
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1969
Della
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TV ShowJun 9, 1969

Della

Welcome to the Della! program guide. Hosted by the multi …
Welcome to the Della! program guide. Hosted by the multi-talented Della Reese, this was the first talk show hosted by an African-American woman. Divinely delightful, Della along with her sidekick comic Sandy Baron welcomed a wide array of guests to her hour long program with Peter Myers conducting the Orchestra. Lasting only one season the series is a landmark in history.
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The Johnny Cash Show
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TV ShowJun 7, 1969

The Johnny Cash Show

The Johnny Cash Show was an American television music …
The Johnny Cash Show was an American television music variety show hosted by Johnny Cash. The Screen Gems 58-episode series ran from June 7, 1969 to March 31, 1971 on ABC; it was taped at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee. The show reached No. 17 in the Nielsen ratings in 1970.
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1967
Festival
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MovieOct 23, 1967

Festival

Black and white footage of performances, interviews, …
Black and white footage of performances, interviews, and conversations at the Newport Folk Festival, from 1963 to 1966. The headliners are Peter, Paul and Mary, Joan Baez, Pete Seeger, and Bob Dylan, who's acoustic and electric. Son House and Mike Bloomfield talk about the blues; John Hurt, Howlin' Wolf, and Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee show its range. The Osborne Brothers perform bluegrass. Donovan, Johnny Cash, Judy Collins, Mimi and Dick Farina, and others less well known also perform. Several talk musical philosophy, and there's a running commentary about the nature and appeal of folk music. The crowd looks clean cut.
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The Joey Bishop Show
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TV ShowApr 17, 1967

The Joey Bishop Show

The Joey Bishop Show is an American talk show that …
The Joey Bishop Show is an American talk show that had its first broadcast on ABC on April 17, 1967, hosted by Joey Bishop and featuring Regis Philbin in his first ongoing role with national television exposure, as Bishop's sidekick/announcer (similar to Ed McMahon's job with Johnny Carson). Created to challenge The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, the show lasted 33 months, with the last show airing on December 26, 1969.
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1965
Odetta Sings Dylan
AlbumJan 1, 1965

Odetta Sings Dylan

Odetta Sings Dylan is an album by American folk singer …
Odetta Sings Dylan is an album by American folk singer Odetta, issued by RCA Victor in 1965. It consists of covers of Bob Dylan songs.
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SongJan 1, 1965

Don't Think Twice, It's All Right
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SongJan 1, 1965

Masters of War
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SongJan 1, 1965

Baby, I'm in the Mood for You
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1963
Nomination1963

Best Spoken Word Album

Nominated for "March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom".
Grammy Award
1962
The Merv Griffin Show
TV ShowOct 1, 1962

The Merv Griffin Show

The Merv Griffin Show is …
The Merv Griffin Show is an American television talk show starring Merv Griffin. The series ran from October 1, 1962 to March 29, 1963 on NBC, May 1965 to August 15, 1969 in first-run syndication, from August 18, 1969 to February 11, 1972 at 11:30 PM ET weeknights on CBS and again in first-run syndication from February 14, 1972 to September 5, 1986.
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SongJan 1, 1962

Weeping Willow Blues
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1961
Sanctuary
MovieFeb 21, 1961

Sanctuary

William Faulkner's Deep South drama of tragedy and …
William Faulkner's Deep South drama of tragedy and expose of a "proper" community riddled with moral decay to the household of a governor of Mississippi during the 1920's. The governor's cherished and properly married daughter makes an astonishing confession to the governor just before the execution of a household servant for the murder of the daughter's baby.
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1960
The Revlon Revue
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TV ShowJan 28, 1960

The Revlon Revue

The Revlon Revue released.
1959
Dan Gordon
Marriage1959

Dan Gordon

Married Dan Gordon.
1957
Have Gun – Will Travel
TV ShowSep 14, 1957

Have Gun – Will Travel

Have Gun – Will Travel is …
Have Gun – Will Travel is an American Western series that was produced and originally broadcast by CBS on both television and radio from 1957 through 1963. The television version of the series was rated number three or number four in the Nielsen ratings every year of its first four seasons, and it is one of the few shows in television history to spawn a successful radio version. That radio series debuted November 23, 1958, more than a year after the premiere of its televised counterpart.
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Sings Ballads and Blues
AlbumJan 1, 1957

Sings Ballads and Blues

Sings Ballads and Blues released.
1956
The Ford Show
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TV ShowOct 4, 1956

The Ford Show

The Ford Show (also known as The Ford Show, Starring …
The Ford Show (also known as The Ford Show, Starring Tennessee Ernie Ford and The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show) is an American variety program, starring singer and folk humorist Tennessee Ernie Ford, which aired on NBC on Thursday evenings from October 4, 1956, to June 29, 1961. The show was sponsored by the Ford Motor Company, whose founders shared a last name with the host but had no known relation. Beginning in September 1958, the show was telecast in color.
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1952
Today
TV ShowJan 14, 1952

Today

Today, also called The Today Show, is an American …
Today, also called The Today Show, is an American news and talk morning television show that airs on NBC. The program debuted on January 14, 1952. It was the first of its genre on American television and in the world, and after 68 years of broadcasting it is the fifth-longest-running American television series.
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1948
The Ed Sullivan Show
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TV ShowJun 20, 1948

The Ed Sullivan Show

The Ed Sullivan Show was an American television variety …
The Ed Sullivan Show was an American television variety show that ran on CBS from June 20, 1948, to June 6, 1971, and was hosted by New York entertainment columnist Ed Sullivan. It was replaced in September 1971 by the CBS Sunday Night Movie.
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1930
Odetta
BirthDecember 1930

Odetta

Odetta was born.
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