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Fox Chase
Sonny Terry
Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
Black History Month

Sonny Terry: Fox Chase

You’ve just heard a song called “Fox Chase”. Why do you think it’s called that? It’s supposed to remind you of hunting for foxes! Very fast and frenzied. Fox hunting doesn’t happen very often now, but it was quite common at the time this song was made, in the 1930s. This song comes from the...
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