Sunday, August 21, 2016

Songs of Place: Seminole Wind

John Anderson's Seminole Wind tells the story of the death of a Florida swampland.
And blow, blow from the OkeechobeeAll the way up to MicanopyBlow across the home of the SeminoleThe alligator and the gar
But it could as well be a part of ,y History Song series, with its implied tale of human dislocation and the "toll" of progress (similar to John Prine's Paradise). In the version below, John Anderson sings his 192 hit accompanied by the bluegrass band Carolina Road.

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