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Subject: Re: [Melungeon] Culture
Date: Fri, 20 Dec 2002 02:10:16 EST
In a message dated 12/18/02 6:39:42 AM Pacific Standard Time,
> I remember that song as "The Battle of New Orleans," sung by Johnny
> Horton. That first verse and chorus went:
> In 1814 we took a little trip
> Along with Colonel Jackson down the mighty Mississip
> We took a little bacon and we took a little beans
> And we met the bloody British in the town of New Orleans
Thank you, Wayne! So, it was bacon and beans, not whisky and wine, huh?
Should I be embarrassed? LOL!