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Fascinatin’ Rhythm: Jonah Man, 08/18/18

Aug 12, 2018

Episode # 1833 

8/18      Jonah Man—A Jonah Man was originally a vaudeville performer whose act was stalled. But the songs about a Jonah Man portrayed somebody who was perennially unlucky. Most of them were written and performed by African-Africans, most notably Bert Williams. It was more than a coincidence.