Tuesday, November 6, 2007

(Immigration) Music Break

StevehomeMargaret Taylor shared with the Immprof listserve a song "City of Immigrants" by Steve Earle from his new CD Washington Square Serenade. See the song on video here. Margaret Stock points out that Earle also wrote a military wartime naturalization song called "Dixieland." It is about Irish immigrants fighting in the 20th Maine under Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain at the battle of Gettysburg. Here are the lyrics.



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