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The Glendy Burk

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'The Glendy Burk' is an American folk song by Stephen Foster. It appears in James Buckley's New Banjo Book published in 1860. The Glendy Burk of the song is a paddle steamer plying the Mississippi River basin.[http://www.lsus.edu/library/archives/guide/indexs.htm List of documents] on Louisiana State University in Shreveport website The boat was named for Glendy Burke: the 29th mayor of New Orleans.



Category:American folk songs

Category:Songs written by Stephen Foster

Category:1860 songs

Category:Blackface minstrel songs

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