December 31 Birthday- Odetta Holmes. ODETTA: THE QUEEN OF FOLK
Odetta Holmes, folk singer
December 31, 1930 – December 2, 2008
Odetta: The Queen of Folk by Stephen Alcorn (Scholastic Press, 2010)
Odetta Holmes was one of the greatest folk singers of our time, inspiring the works of Bob Dylan, Joan Baez and others.