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Author Topic: The MacIntosh County Shouters  (Read 185 times)

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Offline lindy

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The MacIntosh County Shouters
« on: April 01, 2017, 08:39:24 AM »
An excellent article on a song tradition from the Georgia coast/Sea Islands.

http://bittersoutherner.com/mcintosh-county-shouters/

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Re: The MacIntosh County Shouters
« Reply #1 on: April 01, 2017, 09:05:44 AM »
Here is a file on the shouters that's linked to the article just mentioned.

Unfortunately, the audio is very low.

http://dlgmedia1-www.galib.uga.edu/gfc/player/gfc-2149.html

 


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