Montclair Make Music Winter - Weds December 21, 2022
5:00 - 6:30 pm
40 So Fullerton Ave. Montclair, NJ
“The Cuckoo" is a traditional English folk song, also sung in the United States, Canada, Scotland and Ireland.
Song written by Leon Rosselson and covered by Billy Bragg about the Diggers, a group of religious and political dissidents in 17th century England associated with agrarian socialism.
American folk song with many variations derived from the traditional Irish ballad “The Bonnie Lass of Fyvie”.
Traditional American and Appalachian folk song originating from two songs, "In the Pines” and "The Longest Train", both of whose authorship is unknown and date back to at
least the 1870s.
Song from Louisiana via Clifton Chenier in the 1950s built around the Cajun Creole folk expression "les haricots sont pas sales" (the beans are not salted), a saying that reflected hard times when people could not afford to put salt pork in their pot of beans.