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SONG OF THE DAY Sarah Webster Fabio – Sweet Songs

Sarah Webster Fabio was an American poet, literary critic and educator who spent a lifetime studying and writing poetry.  Throughout her career she self-published nine books of poetry, wrote several collections, including poetry and prose and also released four albums … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Barbara Dane – I Am a Weary and Lonesome Traveler

Though there have been many renditions of Lonesome Traveller over the years, Barbara Dane’s 1966 version has always struck a chord on my heart-strings. Originally written as a skiffle song by Lee Hays and Walter Lowenfels in 1950, today’s song was … Continue reading

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