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Thread #65010   Message #3847491
Posted By: Joe Offer
30-Mar-17 - 01:59 AM
Thread Name: Origins: Kumbaya
Subject: RE: Origins: Kumbaya
The American Folklife Center posted some interesting stuff on Facebook today, recognizing the naming of "Kumbaya" as an historical state song of Georgia.

Here's a lengthy article about the song from the Folklife Center News, published in 2010:

Here's Robert Winslow Gordon's 1926 field recording: