Billy Bragg sang an electric version of an old english ballad about the DIGGERS and the uprising of the peasantry - "World Turned Upside Down" at this weekend's Clearwater festival in Croton on Hudson, where greenhorns were selling homemade elderflower cordials and proselytizing to the thirsty. which is a good tactic by the way
Here's a version of the same song from a couple years ago
This is a song from the 17th century that was born as a political broadside.
Agrarian poets, keep it coming.
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, present day descendants of those old time diggers in England.
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