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Thread #90399   Message #1718662
Posted By: GUEST,Nina
15-Apr-06 - 08:45 AM
Thread Name: Origins: Pick a Bale of Cotton
Subject: RE: Pick a Bale of Cotton.
It is a song that slaves would sing to make work pass by more easily.
Some how they feel better when they sing and the masters liked a singing
slave because a sining slave was a happy slave a happy slave was a hard working slave.