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Down Among the Dead Men

from Mappamundi: World Music Our Way by Mappamundi

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A drinking song from Colonial America. The "dead men" were the empty beer bottles thrown down at the end of the table. Successive toasts are given through the song, and party-poopers are told to slink down where the dead men lie...


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from Mappamundi: World Music Our Way, released December 10, 2000


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Mappamundi Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Folk music band plays "More-or-less traditional music of the Northern Hemisphere and the Previous Millennium." Vocals, lots of instruments, specializing in Eastern European music (Balkan, Slavic, Russian, Polish); Jewish music in Yiddish, Hebrew and Ladino; Celtic, British Isles and early American / Colonial music. And swing. ... more

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