The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #4257   Message #4104400
Posted By: Lighter
02-May-21 - 08:27 PM
Thread Name: Origin: Shenandoah
Subject: RE: Origin: Shenandoah
More modern fantasy:

"The song is also associated with escaped slaves. They were said to sing the song in gratitude because the river allowed their scent to be lost."

The accompanying performance by Sissel, however, is amazing.