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Jeri Origins: Help: 'Get Along Down Buddy' (7) RE: Origins: Help: 'Get Along Down Buddy' 20 Sep 20


Are there any white work (railroad, chain gang) songs? I've always thought it was African-American tradition.

Shanties go both ways, but there were quite a few that jumped traditions. A good work song works anywhere, and racism wasn't tolerated on board a ship.

Never heard "dreadlong".


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