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GUEST,Bob Coltman more help: Jump Jim Crow (11) RE: more help: Jump Jim Crow 14 Dec 14

JenEllen (ony 13 years later) ...

The lyrics you quote above are sung (and presumably written) by Michelle Shocked as a way of turning around the racist connotations into a protest song. It's widely performed now (see YouTube) but hasn't anything to do with the original song.

By the way the sheet music for the original "Jump Jim Crow" can be found, among other places, at the Lester Levy Library website, also here:


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