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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:
<https://vimeo.com/44280784>

It was more than a song…
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Brown's_Body>
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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]>
> wrote:
> 
>> 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
>>> music.
>>> 
>> 
>> 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.