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Thread #46310 Message #3889644
Posted By: Lighter
21-Nov-17 - 02:53 PM
Thread Name: Origin: Saint James Infirmary Blues
Subject: RE: Origin: Saint James Infirmary Blues
Joan O'Bryant sings "Tom Sherman's Barroom" to a modal tune slightly resembling Iron Head Baker's song on "America Ballads and Folksongs" (Folkways, 1958). She learned it from a singer in Fayetteville, Arkansas.
Hear the tune: