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Work songs

in The Grove Dictionary of American Music

Second edition

Published in print January 2013 | ISBN: 9780195314281
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780195314281
Work songs

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Folksongs sung by laborers, usually to accompany their work. This article deals chiefly with sea shanties, and slave, prison, and

Reference Entry.  2187 words. 

Subjects: American Music

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