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Adaptation

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Just heard Bernice Johnson Reagon on NPR, talking about, among other things, her experience (as part of the Civil Rights Movement) of taking existing spirituals and changing/updating/adapting some of the words to suit the circumstances.

I really liked one comment of hers in particular:

The song that you know must name where you are.

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