Thursday music: Big Bill Broonzy

When I listened to Rev. Lowry’s inaugural benedition, I thought the words sounded familiar.

Sure enough. They echo Big Bill Broonzy‘s country blues classic about Jim Crow, ‘Black, White and Brown’:

More Big Bill, ‘Hey, Hey’:

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1 thought on “Thursday music: Big Bill Broonzy”

  1. Glad to see I wasn’t the only one who noticed the paraphrase of Broonzy’s lyrics.
    I kept it too myself. didn’t want to seem like such a music geek. I guess its OK in present company.

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