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Music of the Waters.                   51
The following is a windlass song of negro origin, River Shenandore:
This is a more pretentious song than the first one I gave of this name, " Rio Grande." The chorus rises and swells with the crescendo of the heaving Atlantic swell. It is a windlass song of the same style as the preceding, " Shanandore ":







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