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Music in America and America in Music

Foster to Ives

Chip Altieri

on 28 April 2010

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Transcript of Music in America and America in Music

Stephen Foster Genuine Folk Expression
Oh! Susanna,
I don't know the second verse... Music in America and America in Music Fun Fact!

Did you know that Stephen Foster didn't even
play the banjo? Charles Ives Emerson the Musician WHO WROTE THE NEGRO SONGS I jumped aboard the telegraph and trabbled down de ribber
De lectrick fluid magnified, and kill'd five hundred N---a.
De bulgine bust and de hoss ran off, I really thought I'd die;
I shut my eyes to hold my bref - Susanna don't you cry. Oh, righteous Father
Wilt thou not pity me;
And aid me on to Canada
Where fugitives are free? Oh California!
Thou land of glittering dreams,
Where the yellow dust and diamond, boys,
Are found in all thy streams.
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