Stock Photo: New York, New York: c. 1940. L-R: Leadbelly, Josh White and Nicholas Ray. Ray became a film director; amongst his more notable films was 'Rebel Without A Cause', starring James Dean.

Stock Photo: 1035-11496 New York, New York:  c. 1940. L-R: Leadbelly, Josh White and Nicholas Ray. Ray became a film director; amongst his more notable films was 'Rebel Without A Cause', starring James Dean.