Thursday, April 23, 2009

Turkey in the Straw AUDIO

Turkey in the Straw VBR MP3 1.43 mb, Turkey in the Straw OGG format 1.28 mb which is a free, open standard container format maintained by the Xiph.Org Foundation. The OGG format is unrestricted by software patents and is designed to provide for efficient streaming and manipulation of high quality digital multimedia.

Turkey in the Straw is an American folk song dating from the early 19th century. The tune was popularized in the late 1820s and early 1830s by blackface performers, notably George Washington Dixon, Bob Farrell and George Nichols. Another song, "Zip Coon", was sung to the same tune. This version was published between 1829 and 1834 in either New York or Baltimore. All of the above performers claimed to have written the song, and the dispute is not resolved.

Composition Licence: Traditional, arr. first published between 1829 and 1834. This MP3 (or other media file) is in the public domain because its copyright has expired. This applies to the United States, where Works published prior to 1978 were copyright protected for a maximum of 75 years. See Circular 1 "COPYRIGHT BASICS" from the U.S. Copyright Office. Works published before 1924 are now in the public domain.Zip Coon sheet music
This file is also in the public domain in countries that figure copyright from the date of death of the artist (post mortem auctoris in this case George Washington Dixon 1801? –March 2, 1861), and that most commonly runs for a period of 50 to 70 years from December 31 of that year.

Performance Licence: The United States Air Force Band Web site is provided as a public service by the United States Air Force Band and Department of the Air Force.

Information presented on the United States Air Force Band site is considered public information and may be distributed or copied. Use of appropriate byline/photo/image credits is requested.

Generally speaking, works created by U.S. Government employees are not eligible for copyright protection in the United States. See Circular 1 "COPYRIGHT BASICS" from the U.S. Copyright Office.

Artist/Composer: United States Air Force Band
Keywords: United States Air Force Band; Traditional. blackface; American folk song
Creative Commons license: Public Domain

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