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Civil War. Dixie:How a Ten Dollar Bill Became a Song

How a Ten Dollar Bill Became a Song From: “Old time songs and poems,”written by Edith LaFrancis “Oh I wish I was in the land of cotton, Simmon seed, and sandy bottom. Look away! Look away! Look away, Dixie Land!” Daniel Decatur Emmett, a performer in Bryant’s Minstrels, in New York City, laid down his […]