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The fields are white unto harvest

When I see cotton in the fields in the fall of the year my mind returns to Jesus Christ’s quotation found in the Bible in the Gospel of John, Chapter 4:35… 162 more words

Weekly Photo Challenge

Protest Music pt. 1

With recent events where Fascists are making their presence more known in the United States, I’ve decided to push forward part one of two about protest songs. 392 more words

Music Discoveries

DAN ZANES - Lead Belly, Baby!

Lead Belly, Baby!
Label: Smithsonian/Folkways
Released: September 8, 2017

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2 Rock Island Line
3 Ha-Ha This a Way
4 Julie Ann Johnson… 34 more words

Billie Bragg

Goodnight Irene

“Listen here people, listen to me
Don’t try to buy no home down in Washington D.C.
‘Cause it’s a bourgeois town
wooh it’s a bourgeois town! 15 more words


Lead Belly - King Of The Twelve-String Guitar

Lead Belly, born Huddie William Ledbetter, was a blues and folk singer known for being the most prolific and talented performer to come out of his era. 964 more words


Restoring skiffle's reputation...

Billy Bragg, the Bard of Barking, shines the spotlight on skiffle in his latest book Roots, Radicals And Rockers: How Skiffle Changed The World. 190 more words