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    Songs Related to the Abolition of Slavery Among the places that slaves could run to and avoid capture were lands belonging to American Indian tribes by treaty. Before the United States acquired Florida, slaves could flee there to both leave the United States and seek allies among the Seminole tribe. In the webcast Tim Tingle and D.J. Battiest-Tomasi: Oklahoma Choctaw Music and Storytelling, available in this presentation, Tim Tingle tells a ...
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    Mexican American Song The most well known son jarocho is "La Bamba," which the Mexican American pop singer Ritchie Valens (1941-1959) popularized. Son Jarocho has become part of the fabric of the work of an array of contemporary Mexican American pop and rock singers including Zack de la Rocha of Rage Against the Machine, Los Lobos and Lila Downs.
  • Film, Video
    The Southern Journey of Alan Lomax: Words, Photographs, and Music
    American Folklife Center lecture, 2013-02-20
    Tom Piazza discussed his new book, "The Southern Journey of Alan Lomax: Words, Photographs, and Music."
    • Contributor: Piazza, Tom - Library of Congress. Center for the Book - American Folklife Center
    • Date: 2013-02-20