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Gallows Pole: John Jacob Niles, Leadbelly, and Led Zeppelin

Hello there! In this week’s blog we consider a song that goes by many different names.  We’ll first review its origins as a traditional folk song, perhaps most commonly known as The Maid Freed From The Gallows. We will then … Continue reading

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