So here's one of the greatest American songs of all, Stephen Foster's "Hard Times," from 1855, here w/ Emmylou, the McGarrigles, Rufus W. There are, of course, many other worthy versions from Mavis Staples, Dylan, Bruce, the great Thomas Hampson, James Taylor, and on and on.
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Thanksgiving 2015: Still 'Hard Times' Today
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