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Wyoming Where I Belong

Info Annie & Amy Smith, the composers of this song, shared this story with me:The song “Wyoming Where I Belong” took an 18 year journey to arrive at its final destination as an Official State Song of Wyoming. The song debuted …

Shake That Little Foot Dinah-O

This song has roots in oppression. “Dinah” is a caricature of the African American “Mammy.” “ ..these caricatures were used to defend and romanticize slavery, and the characters were never shown as particularly smart or able to function well outside their role as domestic servants, …

Jump Jim Joe

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Ring Ring the Banjo

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Five Little Monkeys

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My Old Kentucky Home

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Dixie

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Miss Lucy Had a Baby

This song has roots in oppression. More info article Taking Racist Songs Out of Music Education Find different songs        

Old Aunt Dinah

This song has roots in oppression. “Dinah” is a caricature of the African American “Mammy.” “ ..these caricatures were used to defend and romanticize slavery, and the characters were never shown as particularly smart or able to function well outside their role as domestic servants, …

Polly Wolly Doodle

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