Or perhaps “recomposed” - would that be a zombie story?
I had the distinct pleasure of working on this live play and the film based on the POEM:
It was more than a song…
On Mar 16, 2015, at 9:31 AM, John Haley <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Does that mean that "John Brown's Body" got decomposed? Sorry for being
> impertinent; can't help it. .
> Best, John
> On Mon, Mar 16, 2015 at 12:23 PM, Richard L. Hess <[log in to unmask]>
>> On 2015-03-16 11:31 AM, David Lewis wrote:
>>> ...the judgment is a problem for every musician,
>>> and in turn every musician ought to band together to reverse it, as the
>>> judgment itself reverses at least six centuries of forward development in
>> The traditions of "folk music" acknowledge this recycling and reuse as
>> "the folk process." Didn't Julia Ward Howe set her "Battle Hymn of the
>> Republic" to the "folk" tune "John Brown's Body" which apparently was at
>> least partially composed by a collective at a "camp meeting?"
>> I agree with your call to action.