Odetta



Odetta

Rating
Active
1944 to 2008
Born
December 31, 1930 in Birmingham
Died
December 2, 2008
Location
New York, New York, United States
Genres
Alternative
Biography
There are at least two artists that go by this name. The other is a current hip-hop producer. Odetta (December 31, 1930 - December 2, 2008) was an African-American singer whose repertoire consists largely of American folk music, blues, and spirituals. She was born Odetta Holmes in Birmingham, Alabama, grew up in Los Angeles, California, and studied music at Los Angeles City College. Having operatic training from the age of 13, her first professional experience was in musical theater, with a touring company of the musical Finian's Rainbow in 1949.

Thoughts on Songs with Odetta

Top Songs by Odetta


This Land Is Your Land

by & Arlo Guthrie And Company

Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


The Christmas Collection - Carols and Hymns

The Christmas Collection - Carols and Hymns

Odetta November 6, 2015

13 Tracks

Beautiful Star - Shout for Joy

Beautiful Star - Shout for Joy

Odetta October 1, 2015

13 Tracks

Go Tell It On The Mountain

Go Tell It On The Mountain

Odetta September 22, 2015

12 Tracks

Odetta - The Best Collection

Odetta - The Best Collection

Odetta April 16, 2015

29 Tracks

Odetta (7 Original Albums)

Odetta (7 Original Albums)

Odetta December 26, 2014

50 Tracks

The Classic Christmas Collection

The Classic Christmas Collection

Odetta December 3, 2014

13 Tracks

Star Bright (Christmas Recordings Remastered)

Star Bright (Christmas Recordings Remastered)

Odetta December 3, 2014

18 Tracks

Christmas Spirituals (Remastering 2014)

Christmas Spirituals (Remastering 2014)

Odetta November 27, 2014

13 Tracks

Essential Hits

Essential Hits

Odetta November 18, 2014

10 Tracks

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