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Work made in 1849. A song played in Perry 's black ship anchored here in Yokohama on March 27, 1854. The performance at this time was the American popular mu...

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Comment by Chris Prieto on April 25, 2018 at 12:44am

Well that was great! :D

Comment by Al Smitley on April 25, 2018 at 4:12am

Dito, Chris.  I wish we could see/hear more postings from Samurai banjo!

Comment by Strumelia on April 25, 2018 at 2:46pm

Loved it!

Comment by John Masciale on April 26, 2018 at 9:03am
This is great!
Comment by Tom Berghan on April 30, 2018 at 7:18pm

Hey Samurai Banjo! Where are you man? We know you are in a different time zone but your fan club wants to hear from you! Anyway, job, and love your band too! Best Wishes, Tom

Comment by CURTIS PAYNE on May 6, 2018 at 1:53pm

sounds a lot like Jimmy crack corn, which came first?  

Comment by Tom Berghan on May 6, 2018 at 2:09pm

Jim Crack Corn, or, The Blue Tail Fly was published in 1846 three years before Ladies Won't You Marry.  But is it really just the chorus that sounds similar.  Jim Crack Corn is a comedic song whereas Ladies Won't You Marry is a sentimental song.  But yup . . . you are right Curtis.  Very similar!  Best Wishes, Tom


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