One Band, One Song, Two Americas.

Red, white and blue, by the author.

There are two Americas. The America that is and the America that exists in the imagination of some Americans — Fantasy America.

I have two recording of the Weavers song “Lonesome Traveller”. Each recording tells the tale of these two different Americas.

“Lonesome Traveller” was written by Lee Hays who sang bass with the Weavers. “Lonesome Traveller” is a song that could equally…

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Idiot Saveloy from Tasmania. Lurching aimlessly between the absurd and the serious. Flaneur and frondeur who doesn’t speak a word of French. Merci!

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Idiot Saveloy from Tasmania. Lurching aimlessly between the absurd and the serious. Flaneur and frondeur who doesn’t speak a word of French. Merci!

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