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Need another beer to loosen you up for those vocals?

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We need a wild sound on these background vocals.

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We want a WILD sound!

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I want a beer-drunk, whisky-drinking sound!

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Initially, it was just a raw, wild music,

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and the people who were doing the singing and the people they were singing about

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were just raw and wild.

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People think that rocking started in the '40s or '50s.

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No. You go back to the '20s

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and the '30s, and it was just...

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rocking bands, string bands, brass bands,

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and so we've put together a little bit of all of those things.

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AUDIENCE CLAPS IN TIME WITH INTRO

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One, two...

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One, two, three!

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# Well, John Henry was a little baby

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# Sittin' on his daddy's knee

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# He picked up a hammer and a little piece of steel

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# And cried, "Hammer's gonna be the death of me, Lord, Lord

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# "This hammer's gonna be the death of me"

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# Well, the captain he said to John Henry

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# "I'm gonna bring that steam drill around

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# "I'm gonna bring that steam drill out on these tracks

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# "I'm gonna knock that steel on down God, God

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# "I'm gonna knock that steel on down"

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# John Henry, well, told his captain

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# "Captain, a man, he ain't nothin' but a man

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# "Before I let your steam drill beat me down

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# "I'm gonna die with a hammer in my hand, Lord, Lord

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# "I'll die with a hammer in my hand" # Come on!

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# Well, John Henry was driving on the right side

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# That steam drill was driving on the left

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# "Before I'll let your steam drill beat me down

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# "I'm gonna hammer my fool self to death, Lord, Lord

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# "I'll hammer my fool self to death"

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# Well, the captain said to John Henry,

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# "What is that storm out here?"

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# John Henry said, "That ain't no storm now, Captain,

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# "That's just my hammer in here, Lord, Lord

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# "That's just my hammer in here." # Come on!

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# Well, John Henry said to his shaker

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# "Shaker, why don't you sing?

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# "I'm swiggin' thirty pounds from my hips on down

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# "Listen to my cold steel ring, Lord, Lord

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# "Listen to my cold steel ring." # Come on!

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# Well, John Henry hammered in the mountains

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# His hammer was striking fire

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# He worked so hard He broke his heart

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# John Henry, he laid down his hammer and died, Lord, Lord

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# John Henry, he laid down his hammer and died

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# Well, now John Henry had a red-headed woman

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# Her name was Polly Ann

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# She walked down those tracks Picked up John Henry's hammer

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# Polly drove that steel like a man, Lord, Lord

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# Polly drove that steel like a man

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# Well, every, every Monday morning

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# Well, the bluebird he began to sing

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# You can hear John Henry from a mile or more

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# You can hear John Henry's hammer ring, Lord, Lord

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# You can hear John Henry's hammer ring. # Sing!

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# You can hear John Henry's hammer ring, Lord, Lord

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You can hear John Henry's hammer ring. #

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APPLAUSE One, two...

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INAUDIBLE SPEECH

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CHEERS AND APPLAUSE

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Good evening! AUDIENCE BOOS

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Good evening, everybody.

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GENTLE STRUMMING ON GUITAR

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All right, Jules?

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# Well, if I could I surely would

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# Stand on the rock where Moses stood

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# Pharaoh's army got drowned

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# Oh, Mary, don't you weep

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# Oh, Mary, don't you weep no more

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# Oh, Mary, don't you weep no more

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# Pharaoh's army got drowned

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# Oh, Mary, don't you weep

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# Mary wore three lengths of chain

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# On every link was Jesus' name

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# Pharaoh's army got drowned

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# Oh Mary, don't you weep

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# Oh, Mary, don't you weep no more

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# Oh, Mary, don't you weep no more

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# Pharaoh's army got drowned

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# Oh, Mary, don't you weep... #

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Go, Sam!

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# Well, one of these nights about 12 o'clock

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# This old world is gonna rock

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# Pharaoh's army got drowned

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# Oh, Mary, don't you weep

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# Moses stood on the Red Sea-shore

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# Smoked the world with a two-by-four

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# Pharaoh's army got drowned

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# Oh, Mary, don't you weep

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# Oh, Mary, don't you weep no more

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# Oh, Mary, don't you weep no more

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# Pharaoh's army got drowned

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# Oh, Mary, don't you weep

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# Old Mr Satan he got mad

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# He missed that soul that he thought he had

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# Pharaoh's army got drowned

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# Oh, Mary, don't you weep

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# Brothers and sisters, don't you cry

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# There'll be good times by and by

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# Pharaoh's army got drowned

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# Oh, Mary, don't you weep

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# Oh, Mary, don't you weep no more

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# Oh, Mary, don't you weep no more

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# Pharaoh's army got drowned

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# Oh, Mary, don't you weep

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# Well, God gave Noah the rainbow sign

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# No more water but fire next time

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# Pharaoh's army got drowned

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# Oh, Mary don't you weep

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# Oh, Mary, don't you weep no more

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# Oh, Mary, don't you weep no more

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# Pharaoh's army got drowned

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# Oh, Mary, don't you weep

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# Oh, Mary, don't you weep no more

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# Oh, Mary, don't you weep no more

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# Pharaoh's army got drowned Oh, Mary, don't you weep

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# Oh, Mary, don't you weep no more

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# Oh, Mary, don't you weep no more

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# Pharaoh's army got drowned

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# Oh-h-h-h

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# Mary, don't you weep

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# Oh, Mary, don't you weep no more

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# Oh, Mary, don't you weep no more

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# Pharaoh's army got drowned

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# Oh, Mary, don't you weep. #

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AUDIENCE CHEERS

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BOOING

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CHEERS AND APPLAUSE

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This was a song written...

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I think it was recorded a month after the...

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Great Depression hit in the United States,

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written by a guy named Blind Alfred Reed. < Woo!

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And, um...

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A Blind Alfred Reed fan over there.

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LAUGHTER

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MAN SHOUTS OUT

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But, um...

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We were... I guess we were just down in New Orleans.

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It's hard to explain what New Orleans is like.

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If you're a musician, New Orleans of course is sacred ground and, uh...

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it's just been so completely devastated -

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miles after miles of wrecked homes and wrecked lives and...

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people spread out all across the United States. The city lost half its population.

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Haven't had anything like it in the States since the Dust Bowl,

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so I wrote three versions,

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hoping Mr...Mr Alfred Reed wouldn't mind

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and, uh...

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and, um...

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I dedicated this to our President bystander,

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who managed to screw up the only agency

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that was there to assist folks

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at times like that, through pure political cronyism

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and, uh... So...

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this is called How Can A Poor Man Stand Such Times?

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CHEERS AND APPLAUSE

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# Well, a doctor comes round here with his face so bright

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# And he says, "In a little while you'll be all right

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# But all he gives is a humbug pill

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# A dose of dope and a great big bill

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# Tell me, how can a poor man stand such times and live?

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# He said, "Me and my old school pals had some mighty high times round here

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# "And what happened to you poor black folks, well, it just ain't fair"

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# He took a look around Gave a little pep talk

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# Said, "I'm with you" then he took a little walk

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# Tell me, how can a poor man stand such times and live?

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# There's bodies floatin' on Canal and the levee's gone to hell

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# Martha, get me my sixteen gauge and some dry shells

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# Them who've got got out of town And them who ain't got left to drown

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# Tell me, how can a poor man stand such times and live?

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# I got family scattered from Texas to Baltimore

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# Mister, I ain't got no home in this world no more

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# Gonna be a judgment that's a fact

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# A righteous train rollin' down this track

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# How can a poor man stand such times and live?

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# Tell me, how can a poor man stand such times and live?

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# Tell me, how can a poor man stand such times and live?

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# Tell me, how can a poor man stand such times and live?

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# Woo-oo-oo-oo. #

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APPLAUSE

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Thank you.

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The next one's Mrs McGrath. It's a great, great Irish anti-war song,

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first published in...

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1815.

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So, uh... Oh, we didn't bring the friggin' organ, did we?!

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LAUGHTER AND APPLAUSE

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Where's the little organ?

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We can't let that stop us, can we?

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Hell, no!

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LAUGHTER

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They can cut this one out if they want.

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Just play it on the organ, Charlie.

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< Damn!

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We only got to bring one suit of clothes, too.

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You can only wear one at a time, I guess.

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INAUDIBLE COMMENT

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All right!

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DRUM BRUSHES GENTLE RHYTHM

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FIDDLES PLAY TUNE

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# "Mrs McGrath," the sergeant said

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# "Would you like a soldier of your son Ted?

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# "Scarlet coat and a big cocked hat

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# "Mrs McGrath Would you like that?"

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# With your too ra-yay fo diddly ay

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# Too ra-oo ra-oo ra-yay

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# Too ra-yay fo diddly ay Too ra-oo ra-oo ra-yay

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# Now Mrs McGrath lived on the shore And after seven years or more

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# She spotted a ship come into the bay

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# With her son from far away

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# "Captain, dear Where have you been?

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# "You been sailing the Mediterranean?

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# "Have you news of my son Ted? Is he living or is he dead?"

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# Too ra-yay fo diddly ay Too ra-oo ra-oo ra-yay

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# Too ra-yay fo diddly ay Too ra-oo ra-oo ra-yay

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# Then came Ted without any legs And in their place two wooden pegs

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# She kissed him a dozen times or two And said, "My God, Ted, is it you?

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# "Now were you drunk or were you blind

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# "When you left your two fine legs behind?

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# "Or was it walking upon the sea

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# "That wore your two fine legs away?"

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# With a too ra-yay fo diddly ay Too ra-oo ra-oo ra-yay

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# With a too ra-yay fo diddly ay Too ra-oo ra-oo ra-yay

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# With a too ra-yay fo diddly ay Too ra-oo ra-oo ra-yay

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# With a too ra-yay fo diddly ay Too ra-oo ra-oo ra-yay

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# "Now I wasn't drunk and I wasn't blind

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# "When I left my two fine legs behind

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# "A cannon ball on the fifth of May Tore my two fine legs away"

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# "My Teddy boy," the widow cried

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# "Your two fine legs were your mother's pride

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# "Stumps of a tree won't do at all

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# "Why didn't you run from the cannon ball?"

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# With a too ra-yay fo diddly ay Too ra-oo ra-oo ra-yay

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# With a too ra-yay fo diddly ay Too ra-oo ra-oo ra-yay

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# With a too ra-yay fo diddly ay Too ra-oo ra-oo ra-yay

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# With a too ra-yay fo diddly ay Too ra-oo ra-oo ra-yay

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BAND PLAYS CHORUS

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# "All foreign wars, I do proclaim

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# "Live on blood and a mother's pain

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# "I'd rather my son as he used to be

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# "Than a king of America and his whole navy"

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# Too ra-yay fo diddly ay Too ra-oo ra-oo ra-yay

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# Too ra-yay fo diddly ay Too ra-oo ra-oo ra-yay

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# Too ra-yay fo diddly ay Too ra-oo ra-oo ra-yay

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# Too ra-yay fo diddly ay Too ra-oo ra-oo ra-yay

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# Too ra-yay fo diddly ay Too ra-oo ra-oo ra-yay

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# Too ra-yay fo diddly ay Too ra-oo ra-oo ra-yay

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# Too ra-yay fo diddly ay Too ra-oo ra-oo ra-yay

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# Too ra-yay fo diddly ay Too ra-oo ra-oo ra-yay

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APPLAUSE

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Thank you!

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Sam Bardfeld, Soozie Tyrell on fiddle.

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WHOOPS AND APPLAUSE Thank you for your indulgence.

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All right. Oh, yeah.

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All right, this was written in, uh...

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um...by a gal named Agnes "Sis" Cunningham.

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She was a member of the Almanac Singers

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and founder editor of Broadside magazine. She was a Dust Bowl refugee.

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Written about the Oklahoma Dust Bowl,

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it's called My Oklahoma Home. CHEERING

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# When they opened up the strip I was young and full of zip

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# Wanted some place to call my home

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# And so I made the race and I staked me out a place

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# And settled down along the Cimarron

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-# It blowed away

-Blowed away!

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-# It blowed away

-Blowed away!

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# Yeah, my Oklahoma home has blown away

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# It looked so green and fair when I built my shanty there

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# And my Oklahoma home was blown away

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# Well, I planted wheat and oats Got some chickens and some shoats

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# Aimed to have some ham and eggs to feed my face

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# Got a mule to pull the plough

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# Got an old red muley cow

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# I also got a fancy mortgage on this place

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-# But it blowed away

-Blowed away!

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-# It blowed away

-Blowed away!

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# All the crops that I planted blown away

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# Well, you can't grow any grain if you ain't got any rain

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# Everything except my mortgage blown away... #

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Come on!

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# Well, it looked so green and fair When I built my shanty there

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# I figured I was all set for life

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# I put on my Sunday best with my fancy scalloped vest

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# And I went to town to pick me out a wife

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-# She blowed away

-Blowed away!

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-# She blowed away

-Blowed away!

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# Yeah, my Oklahoma woman's blown away

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# Mister, as I bent to kiss her She was picked up by a twister

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# My Oklahoma woman's blown away! # Swing that thing!

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# Then I was left alone just listenin' to the moan

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# Of the wind around the corners of my shack

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# I took off down the road where the south wind blowed

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# And I travelled with the wind upon my back

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-# I blowed away

-Blowed away

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-# I blowed away

-Blowed away

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# Chasin' that dust cloud up ahead?

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# Once it looked so green and fair Now it's up in the air

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# My Oklahoma farm is overhead! #

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Come on, Charles.

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# I'm always close to home no matter where I roam

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# Oklahoma dust is everywhere

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# Makes no difference where I'm walkin' I can hear my chickens squawkin'

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# I can hear my wife talkin' in the air

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-# It blowed away

-Blowed away

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-# It blowed away

-Blowed away

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# My Oklahoma home's blown away

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# But my home is always near It's up in the atmosphere

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# My Oklahoma home that's blown away! # All right!

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# I'm a-roamin' Oklahoma but I'm always close to home

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# I'll never get homesick until I die

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# No matter where I'm found My home is all around

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# My Oklahoma home is in the sky. #

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-# It blowed away

-Blowed away

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-# It blowed away

-Blowed away

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# My farm down on the Cimarron

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# Now all around the world wherever dust is whirled

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# There's some from my Oklahoma home

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-# It's blown away

-Blown away

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-# It's blown away

-Blown away

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# Yeah My Oklahoma home has blown away

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# It's up there in the sky in that dust cloud passing by

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# My Oklahoma home has blown away! # All right.

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Let's go!

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Yeah!

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That's right!

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-# It's blown away

-Blown away

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-# It's blown away

-Blown away

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# Yeah My Oklahoma home has blown away

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# It's up there in the sky in that dust cloud passing by

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# My Oklahoma home is in the sky! # Once more!

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-# It's blown away

-Blown away

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-# It's blown away

-Blown away

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# Yeah My Oklahoma home has blown away

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# It's up there in the sky in that dust cloud passing by

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# My Oklahoma home is in the sky! # All right!

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Whoo!

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BOOING

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Let's hear it for the horn section.

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CHEERING

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Eddie Manion! Clark Gayton! Curt Ramm!

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Art Baron!

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Well done, gentlemen.

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This is a song called Jacob's Ladder.

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CROWD: Yeah!

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I always figured...

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Jacob - I read up on him the other night and he was somebody that was always doing it wrong in God's eyes,

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and God kept giving him things to do to work his way back into grace step by step,

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and he'd screw up again step by step by step until...

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finally, I guess, he got sort of close,

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but um...

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So this is sort of like we are all climbing Jacob's ladder rung by rung - you can ask my wife.

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LAUGHTER

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But, um...

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Here we go.

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# We are climbing Jacob's ladder

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# We are climbing Jacob's ladder... #

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This is not how this song begins.

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It doesn't begin remotely like this.

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I was enjoying myself so tremendously.

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It doesn't begin like that at all.

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It actually begins like this.

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A-one, a-two, a-one, two, three!

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# We are climbing Jacob's ladder

0:36:380:36:44

# We are climbing Jacob's ladder

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# We are climbing Jacob's ladder

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# We are brothers and sisters all

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# Every new rung just makes us stronger

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# Every new rung just makes us stronger

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# Every new rung just makes us stronger

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# We are brothers and sisters all

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# Every rung goes higher and higher

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# Every rung goes higher and higher

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# Every rung goes higher and higher

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# We are brothers and sisters all! #

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All right!

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All right! Come on!

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Are you ready now?

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Let's play it again! One more time, boys!

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All right, let's sing!

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# We are climbing Jacob's ladder

0:40:040:40:10

# We are climbing Jacob's ladder

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# We are climbing Jacob's ladder

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# We are brothers and sisters all! #

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All right, let's bring it up!

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# We are climbing higher and higher

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# We are climbing higher and higher

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# We are climbing higher and higher

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# We are brothers and sisters all! #

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Take it up!

0:41:010:41:03

# We are climbing Jacob's ladder

0:41:030:41:09

# We are climbing Jacob's ladder

0:41:110:41:17

# We are climbing Jacob's ladder

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# We are brothers and sisters all! #

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Sing! Sing!

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# We are climbing higher and higher

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# We are climbing higher and higher

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# We are climbing higher and higher

0:41:470:41:54

# We are brothers

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# And sisters

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# All! #

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That's right! That's right!

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Sing it, baby!

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Yeah!

0:42:240:42:26

Go ahead!

0:42:260:42:28

Yeah!

0:42:320:42:33

All right!

0:42:330:42:35

One, two, three!

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BOOING

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All right!

0:42:550:42:57

Lisa Lowell! Curtis King!

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Cindy Mizelle on those vocal!

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Mr Marc Anthony Thompson!

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That's right!

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You know, I was feeling really good...

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..at the beginning of that Jacob's Ladder going...

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I'm just hanging and I'm thinking, "OK, when does the band come in?"

0:43:240:43:28

Then I realised, "Wait! The band's already supposed to be in.

0:43:280:43:33

"They're supposed to be in now!

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"Not later."

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Oh, yes. Oh, yes.

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This is one of the most important protest songs of all time.

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It's sung all over the world,

0:43:490:43:51

wherever people fight for justice and equality.

0:43:510:43:55

It was originally a Baptist hymn.

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I think it was brought into the labour movement in the '30s

0:43:570:44:01

and popularised...

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by the civil rights workers in the 1950s.

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This was sung as recently as last week in the States at the immigration marches.

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It is We Shall Overcome.

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# Hey, we shall overcome

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# We shall overcome

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# We shall overcome some day

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# Darlin', here in my heart

0:45:070:45:11

# Yeah, I do believe

0:45:120:45:16

# We shall overcome some day

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# Well, we'll walk hand in hand

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# We'll walk hand in hand

0:45:300:45:33

# We'll walk hand in hand some day

0:45:350:45:41

# Darlin', here in my heart

0:45:420:45:46

# Yeah, I do believe

0:45:460:45:51

# We'll walk hand in hand some day

0:45:520:45:58

# Well, we shall live in peace

0:46:000:46:05

# We shall live in peace

0:46:060:46:09

# We shall live in peace some day

0:46:100:46:16

# Darlin', here in my heart

0:46:180:46:22

# Yeah, I do believe

0:46:230:46:27

# We shall live in peace some day

0:46:280:46:34

# Well, we are not afraid

0:47:120:47:16

# We are not afraid

0:47:170:47:21

# We shall overcome some day

0:47:220:47:28

# Darlin', here in my heart

0:47:290:47:34

# Yeah, I do believe

0:47:350:47:38

# We shall overcome some day

0:47:390:47:46

# Well, we shall overcome

0:47:470:47:52

# We shall overcome

0:47:530:47:56

# We shall overcome some day

0:47:570:48:03

# Darlin', here in my heart

0:48:050:48:10

# Yeah, I do believe

0:48:100:48:14

# We shall overcome some day

0:48:150:48:21

# Darlin', here in my heart

0:48:230:48:27

# Yeah, I do believe

0:48:270:48:32

# We shall overcome some day

0:48:320:48:39

# Ooh-ooh-ooh

0:48:420:48:45

# Ooh-ooh-ooh

0:48:460:48:50

# Ooh-ooh-ooh-ooh-ooh

0:48:500:48:57

# Ooh-ooh-ooh

0:48:590:49:03

# Ooh-ooh-ooh

0:49:030:49:07

# Ooh-ooh-ooh-ooh-ooh

0:49:080:49:15

# Ooh-ooh-ooh

0:49:160:49:20

# Ooh-ooh-ooh

0:49:210:49:24

# Ooh-ooh-ooh-ooh-ooh! #

0:49:260:49:31

Thank you.

0:49:420:49:44

All right.

0:49:490:49:51

# I thought I heard the captain say Pay me my money down

0:50:000:50:07

# Tomorrow is our sailing day Pay me my money down

0:50:070:50:13

# Pay me, pay me

0:50:130:50:16

# Pay me my money down

0:50:160:50:19

# Pay me or go to jail

0:50:190:50:23

# Pay me my money down

0:50:230:50:25

# As soon as the boat was clear of the bar

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# Pay me my money down

0:50:290:50:32

# He knocked me down with a spar

0:50:320:50:35

# Pay me my money down

0:50:350:50:38

# Pay me, pay me

0:50:390:50:41

# Pay me my money down

0:50:410:50:44

# Pay me or go to jail

0:50:450:50:48

# Pay me my money down

0:50:480:50:50

# Well, if I'd been a rich man's son

0:51:150:51:18

# Pay me my money down

0:51:180:51:21

# I'd sit on the river and watch 'em run

0:51:210:51:25

# Pay me my money down

0:51:250:51:28

# Pay me, pay me

0:51:280:51:31

# Pay me my money down

0:51:310:51:34

# Pay me or go to jail

0:51:350:51:37

# Pay me my money down! #

0:51:370:51:40

Oh!

0:51:520:51:54

Come on!

0:52:040:52:05

Bring that hat on!

0:52:160:52:18

All right, gentlemen...!

0:52:280:52:30

Let's bring it up now!

0:52:540:52:56

One, two, a-one, two...

0:52:580:53:01

# Well, I wish I was Mr Gates

0:53:030:53:07

# Pay me my money down

0:53:070:53:11

# Yes, all my money in increase

0:53:110:53:14

# Pay me my money down

0:53:140:53:17

# Pay me, pay me

0:53:170:53:20

# Pay me my money down

0:53:200:53:23

# Pay me or go to jail

0:53:230:53:27

# Pay me my money down! #

0:53:270:53:29

Wait a minute! They took all my money!

0:53:290:53:34

Are you ready, Charles?

0:53:350:53:37

All right!

0:54:060:54:09

One, two, a-one, two...

0:54:100:54:13

# Well, forty days and nights at sea

0:54:160:54:19

# Pay me my money down

0:54:190:54:22

# The captain worked every last dollar out of me

0:54:220:54:26

# Pay me my money down

0:54:260:54:29

# Pay me, pay me

0:54:290:54:32

# Pay me my money down

0:54:320:54:35

# Pay me or go to jail

0:54:350:54:39

# Pay me my money down

0:54:390:54:41

# Pay me, pay me

0:54:410:54:44

# Pay me my money down! # Come on!

0:54:440:54:48

# Pay me or go to jail

0:54:480:54:51

# Pay me my money down

0:54:510:54:54

# Pay me, pay me

0:54:550:54:57

# Pay me my money down

0:54:570:55:00

Yeah! # Pay me or go to jail

0:55:000:55:03

# Pay me my money down! # One more time!

0:55:030:55:07

# Pay me, pay me

0:55:070:55:10

# Pay me my money down

0:55:100:55:12

# Pay me my money down

0:55:160:55:19

# Pay me, pay me

0:55:190:55:22

# Pay me my money down

0:55:220:55:25

# Pay me or go to jail

0:55:250:55:28

# Pay me my money down

0:55:280:55:31

# Pay me, pay me

0:55:320:55:34

# Pay me my money down

0:55:340:55:37

# Pay me or go to jail

0:55:380:55:41

# Pay me my money down

0:55:410:55:43

# Pay me, pay me

0:55:430:55:47

# Pay me my money down

0:55:470:55:50

# Pay me or go to jail

0:55:500:55:53

# Pay me my money down

0:55:530:55:56

# Pay me, pay me

0:55:560:55:59

# Pay me my money down

0:55:590:56:02

# Pay me or go to jail

0:56:020:56:06

# Pay me my money down! #

0:56:060:56:09

Thank you! The Seeger Sessions Band!

0:56:160:56:18

One, two, a-one, two, three...

0:56:210:56:24

# Pay me, pay me

0:56:240:56:27

# Pay me my money down

0:56:270:56:30

# Pay me or go to jail

0:56:300:56:34

# Pay me my money down

0:56:340:56:36

# Pay me, pay me... #

0:56:370:56:40

Everybody watching at home, take off your clothes!

0:56:400:56:44

# Pay me, pay me

0:56:490:56:52

# Pay me my money down

0:56:520:56:55

# Pay me or go to jail

0:56:550:56:58

# Pay me my money down! #

0:56:580:57:02

Whoo! Way to go!

0:57:040:57:07

Thank you, England!

0:57:100:57:12

CHEERING AND BOOING

0:57:150:57:17

Thanks a lot.

0:57:210:57:22

The Seeger Sessions Band!

0:57:220:57:25

Yes!

0:57:280:57:31

Thank you.

0:57:370:57:39

We'll see you soon, I hope.

0:57:420:57:45

HE MOUTHS

0:57:460:57:48

Series of unique concerts by musicians from around the world.

Bruce Springsteen makes a departure from his rock 'n' roll superstar persona, singing the songs made famous by Pete Seeger in the 1950s. Backed by a hootenanny-style 18-piece ensemble including horns, fiddles and accordion, he performs songs from his album We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions.


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