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Unformatted text preview: What does William Francis Allen write about the slaves ability to make the words fit the tunes (iv). How loudly did the laborers sing work songs? (viii) Did the song collectors find it easy to describe the voices of colored people? (v) Pay particular attention to the description of the genre discussed in the lecture, the shout or ring shout.(xii and following) Which songs showed African origins to the collectors? (xi) Which song was the favorite of all collected? (also song number 1) How far did that songs popularity extend, if the collectors records may be trusted? According to Prince Rivers, how is a new sing created? (xviii)...
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