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Thread #20724   Message #565436
Posted By: Amos
05-Oct-01 - 12:28 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: King of Names
Subject: RE: Slave song: There's a man going round ta
Leadbelly recorded it on Vanguard, if memory serves.

"They's a man goin roun' taking names
They's a man going 'roun' takin' names
Well he took my father's name,
An' he left my heart in vain,
They's a man goin' round, takin' names....

(Repeat for mother's, sister's, brother's name....).