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Thread #20724   Message #565681
Posted By: wysiwyg
05-Oct-01 - 11:31 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: King of Names
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: 'King of Names'
This is the post in the other thread that ddw is referring to:

Subject: Slave song: There's a man going round ta

From: GUEST,
Date: 04-Oct-01 - 10:43 PM

I'm looking for the words to this song that talks about "a man goin round taking names and putting them in chains." It refers to the African names being changed for English European names. Has anyone heard of this song? Thanks, Gloriafs

I have sent the requestor a message directing her to THIS thread, not the other one, since this one alreaday had a lot more information in it and more has continued to come in, in this thread.