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GUEST,thurg Folklore: Minstrelsy and Irish Music (26) RE: Folklore: Minstrelsy and Irish Music 19 Jan 07

On the subject of slaves and dancing - apparently it was not unusual in the South for illicit dance-gatherings to be held in the bush near plantations at night, with slaves sneaking away to attend. Or so I once read in a reputable book - title and author long forgotten ...

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