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Thread #43407   Message #633948
Posted By: Genie
23-Jan-02 - 02:47 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Supper Time (Irving Berlin)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Ethel Waters song (Supper Time, mayb
Thanks, MCP, I think, in fact, that it was in a biography of Irving Berlin that I heard/saw the clip of Ethel Waters singing it. I had forgotten it was a Berlin song.

The song itself doesn't make it clear that the father has been lynched, but the context in the show does,