WOW - the legendary John McCormack
House of the Rising Sun....
(OMG don't the Animals look SO NEAT??? LOL)
This is a WOMAN'S song too......
Watch the evolution of this 'tune'....
(The first video is a 'Simple' explanation..)
And then it evolves.....
Penni ~ Anything fits! It is
all American music based on
beginnings.. from immigrants,
from Sea Chanties , from the
fields, or the farms, or mountains.
I also love the ancient tunes
carried by people who came here.
Well, I don't mean just the Americas,
it is ALL the WORLD'S music, isn't it??
Pete Seeger was one of the greatest, and though
he looks so old and frail here, the strength of his
message is getting through. LET us hope!!
This little light
And THE BOSS
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Watch and listen to this lady pick !!!
Burl Ives might have had some questionable politics years ago.. but he kept many of the old country and mountain songs alive.
I used to play his records constantly when I was a kid. He did some wonderful Stephen Collins Foster renditions too.
Big Rock Candy Mountain
(I still miss someone too...)
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The video is not great, but the sound is .....