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- n. United States folk singer who was largely responsible for the interest in folk music in the 1960s (born in 1919)
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yup, just googled it. traditional song. lead belly did it. i believe that pete seeger helped popularize it, maybe even before the man in black did his version. i think my musical memory is dredging up some banjo arpeggios……