By Alan Lomax, John A. Lomax

ISBN-10: 0486282767

ISBN-13: 9780486282763

Track and lyrics for over two hundred songs. John Henry, Goin' Home, Little Brown Jug, Alabama-Bound, Ten Thousand Miles from Home, Shack Bully Holler, Black Betty, The Hammer Song, Bad guy Ballad, Jesse JamesDown within the Valley, The endure within the HillShortenin' Bread, The Ballad of Davy Crockett, and plenty of extra.

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Debate. Dozens of warring blog and press commentaries stemmed from the scurrilous claim that the diminutive, gay New York singer from indie-pop project the Magnetic Fields was a sort of crypto-klansman because he said in an EMP plenary that he liked “Zip-a-dee-doo-dah” from Disney’s 1946 animated CARL WILSON minstrel show Song of the South. The detail overlooked by Merritt’s self-appointed (and camp-deaf) prosecutors was that he said the cartoon itself was despicable. ” Audience members jumped up to point out Céline was neither black nor “black music”; Merritt got slightly flustered, saying he’d misspoken because Céline is produced similarly to R&B divas such as Whitney Houston and Mariah Carey.

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