They that carried us away captive required of us a song

John Vachon, September 1940, “John Dyson, FSA (Farm Security Administration) borrower, playing the accordion. He was born into slavery over eighty years ago. Saint Mary’s County, Maryland.” Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Collection, Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2017810802/. Contrast and detail restored.

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  1. I will reply … by the rivers of Babalon we sat and wept… for there our captors asked us for songs

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