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John Henry (live performance with Anne Price)
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Traditional African-American folk song. Back-up vocals by Anne Price. Recorded live at Walthamstow Folk Club in London, England, May 9, 2010.
Free
Acoustic - Folk
Previous peak charts position #21
Previous peak charts position in subgenre #5
Traditional
Public domain
July 30, 2010
MP3 4.8 MB
128 kbps bitrate
5:13 minutes
Story behind the song
Traditional African-American folk song. There may have been a real John Henry who was killed while working on the C&O Railroad in western Virginia or in West Virginia in the 1870s.
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