Mudcat Café message #2650618 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #102165   Message #2650618
Posted By: GUEST,Lighter
07-Jun-09 - 01:05 PM
Thread Name: Origin: John Cherokee
Subject: RE: John Cherokee
Have just listened to Hugill's performance. Great, of course, and just like his book.

The only interesting difference I can hear is that at least some of the choristers are singing "Alabamy" rather than "Alabama."

"Cherokee" makes three syllables. And there's no syncopation.