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Yes, this song is today unfortunately named.
Around the middle of the 19th Century, black slaves needed passes to leave plantations. “Sneaking off” occurred, though with fear of being whipped if captured or found out later by a patrolman. 31 more words
For me, the Seeger Sessions were kinda of a Springsteen 2.0
Seeing those shows was the Encyclopedia Britannica and the Library of Congress on the roots music, was Alan Lomax opening his home doors to make you understand, to make you live the essence of american music. 49 more words
Review by William Ham
The 78 Project, the web series kicked off in 2011 by director Alex Steyermark and producer Lavinia Jones Wright and Kickstarted into feature-length form, is a nifty homage to Alan Lomax, the legendary folklorist and ethnomusicologist who sought to preserving the folk tales and folk songs indigenous to every region of America. 536 more words