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Thread #32772   Message #3902322
Posted By: GUEST,Phil d'Conch
28-Jan-18 - 04:45 AM
Thread Name: Origin: Sloop John B
Subject: RE: Origin: Sloop John B

Here is the one Atterly source I'm aware of:
WPA in Calhoun County (1935)

John B as a "serious" work song I've not seen before but yeah, the WPA notes and the listening can be... challenging.