Re: [thewire] Wrecking Covers on the Ass-end of Culture [ploylust]
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>Sloop John B [Beachboys] > David ThomasEverybody's heard the Beach Boys' version but this is actually an old folk song. Carl Sandburg included it in his song collection sometime during the 1920s. The Kingston Trio made a well-known version before the Beach Boys.
>Sloop John B [Beachboys] > John Spence