Audio Songs (in alphabeticl order)
 
Introduction to Literature
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Anderson, Laury
  • " Slouching Towards Bethlehem" (adaptation of Yeats' "The Second Coming")
Anonymous--ballads
  • "Barbara Allen" 
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Lord Byron, George (the song)
Learning English with Popular Songs
Blues and Poetry
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"Son House" Part1 
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Work Songs
 
 
 

Hollers

Spirituals
 
 

 

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Robert Johnson (the song)
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Blind Lemon Jefferson (the song)
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Blind Willie McTell (the song)
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Bessie Smith (the song)
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Big Mama (the song)
Blind Blake (the song)
Leroy Carr (the song)
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John Lee Hooker (the song)
Lighting Hopkins (the song)
Menphis Minnie & 
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Sleepy John Estes (the song)
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Tommy Johnson (the song)
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Roosevelt Sykes (the song)
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Mississipi Sheiks
Bukka White
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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Muddy Water (the song)
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Robert Lockwood
Bob Dylan
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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Skip James (the song)
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Smithsonian Flkways (the song)
Ma Rainey

Victoria Spivey

Lillian Miller
Louise Johnson
Sally Dotson
Rory Block
 
 

Tracy Chapman

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World Literatures in English
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Indian: 
Jai Uttal 
( Indian born in New York)
"Petition to Ram" the song
Zakir Hussain 
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"Balinese Fantasy" the song
Ali Akbar Khan 
(born in Bangladesh)
"Two Lovers" (using Sarod, a 25 metal-stringed intrument carved from a single piece of wood;  based on a folk song from the Indian desert province of Rajasthan.) the song
Caribbean: 
Bob Marley 
"Redemption Song" the song
"No Woman No Cry" the song
"I Shot the Sheriff" the song
Mighty Sparrow "Dan is the Man in the Van" the song
Fugees Fu-Gee-La (lyric) the song
Killing Me Softly the song
examples of rap/reggae:
 Susan Vega 
Tom's Diner (original)
Tom's Diner (reggae) (DNA)
Tom's Diner (rap)
Canada: 
Cohen, Leonard 
"Suzanne" lyric the song
"Everybody Knows" the song
"Partisan" the song
"The Future" lyric the song
"Democracy" the song

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