The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #32772   Message #3902517
Posted By: Gibb Sahib
28-Jan-18 - 07:57 PM
Thread Name: Origin: Sloop John B
Subject: RE: Origin: Sloop John B
I wrote,

"And the first rendition of John B strikes me as potentially notable in how different it is from how one might imagine a 1900s-composed pop song to be performed."

Translation: It's very different from Le Gallienne's setting.

Do you disagree?

(Play songs and work songs are overlapping categories in Afro-American culture.)