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8 thoughts on “ The Old Folks At Home - Geoff Love - Sing-Along Minstrel Party (Vinyl, LP)

  1. Explore releases from The Geoff Love Singers at Discogs. Shop for Vinyl, CDs and more from The Geoff Love Singers at the Discogs Marketplace.
  2. Apr 10, - Explore gnorbr's board "Folk LP Covers - ’s’s", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Lp cover, Folk, Album covers pins.
  3. "Old Folks at Home" also known as: "Swanee River" "Suwannee River" 1. Way down upon the Swanee River, Far, far away, There's where my heart is turning ever, There's were the old folk's stay. All up and down the whole creation, Sadly I roam, Still longing for the old plantation, And for the old folks at home.
  4. "Old Folks at Home" by Steve Rapaport and David Overbey. Song: "Old Folks at Home" Minstrel shows emerged from pre-industrial European traditions of masking and carnival. But in the US they began in the s, with working class white men dressing up as plantation slaves. These men imitated black musical and dance forms, combining savage.
  5. Although attributed to E. P. Christy when it first appeared,The Old Folks at Home was one of the most popular of all Stephen Foster's minstrel songs (Foster sold Christy the right to call himself its composer for $5).It also found its way into a lot of different dramatic productions ofUncle Tom's Cabin, includingThe Christian Slave, the dramatic reading text that Stowe published in
  6. I'm still a-longin' for the old plantation, And for the old folks at home. All the world is sad and dreary, Ev'rywhere I roam Oh, darkies, how my heart grows weary, Far from the old folks at home Far from the old folks at home Far from the old folks at home Far from the old folks at home The easy, fast & fun way to learn how to sing.
  7. Jul 26,  · OK, old folks home. That means people in their 70's, 80's, 90's, which would mean their musical tastes probably formed no later than and mostly includes music from the 30's and 40's. That would include stuff like big band, Gershwin, Rogers and Hammerstein (or the other great composers of musicals from that time), Irving Berlin, Duke.
  8. As much as I love hearing (and playing) the hottest tracks of today, there’s a timeless element to the classic songs that came out in the s & ’60s that a lot of modern music lacks. Growing up as an 80s baby, I was exposed to a lot of this older music when they were reprised in movies and TV shows that I enjoyed as a kid.

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