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Juré from French Creole Louisiana, likely from the area around Opelousas. Very little of this remains because it was home music, often sung between different households from the front porch and rarely recorded.

 

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Bahamian funeral song. Written by Joseph Spence, performed by Aaron Neville.

 

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The Sacred Harp. A continental era American hymnal.

 

"A life contains a hundred strings, and dies if one be gone.

Strange that a harp of a thousand strings should stay in tune so long."

 

 

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Nice one Burl

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That is a great song showing people taking a responsability for their beliefs.

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That Kuwaiti video is viral in the ME right now.

 

The Qu'ran states that the prophet Jesus, not the prophet Muhammad, will be the one to return and preside over the day of judgment. Progressive Christianity is everywhere!

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Nice three chord melody in C.

 

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Testing reply to this topic at request of Burl,

 

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A Shaker hymn.  Shakers were not just furniture makers.  Their hymnal is an outstanding oerve of American music.

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