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By Alan Lomax, John A. Lomax

ISBN-10: 0486282767

ISBN-13: 9780486282763

Track and lyrics for over 2 hundred songs. John Henry, Goin' Home, Little Brown Jug, Alabama-Bound, Ten Thousand Miles from Home, Shack Bully Holler, Black Betty, The Hammer Song, Bad guy Ballad, Jesse JamesDown within the Valley, The undergo within the HillShortenin' Bread, The Ballad of Davy Crockett, and plenty of extra.

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0 Shamash, at your sublime command, which cannot be changed,= At the command of the sage of the gods, Marduk, Drive it from my body, cut it off [from] my [boldy, remove it from my body! Be it conjured by your life! Be it conjured by the life of Ea and [Aslalluhi! ~ May it not approach me, may it not draw near me! [May it not reach me], may it not catch up with me! May it cross river, go beyond mountain, [May it be 3600 lleagues distant from my person! 4 May (this) tamarisk purify [me], [May] (this) [ ...

Most awe-inspiring of the great gods, lord of combat, Accept my prayer, hear my entreaty! May (each) day bring me well-being, month joy, and year its prosperity. ] ... my fault, [ Take away my sin, accept my entreaty! I have sought after you, I have turned to your divine power,2 Grant to me that my words be heard! Let me proclaim your greatness, let me sound your praises! 541 (30) Text: Ebeling-Kocher-Rost, LKA 53; King, BMS 20, 8-20 (+) BMS 49, obv. 21 (= I), rev. 2233 (= I I&); "Konstantinopel 517" = Ebeling, AGH, 96-98 (transliteration only); Weidner, KUB 4 26a (variants in general not noted here).

Edition: Ebeling, TuL, 163-164. I. So the parallel from Hattusha, though this is hard to reconcile with line 4. 2. Orion? 3. Procyon? 4. Great Bear. 5 . Centaurus? 6. Pegasus? 7. Venus. (15 ) 570 111. The Mature Period Devotional and Ritual Poetry Translation: Seux, Hymnes, 243-245. Literature: Meier, ZA 45 (1939)~197 (parallel from Hattusha in Anatolia); Oppenheim, AnBi 12 (1959). 291; Mayer, UFBG,ilii mufiti 2c. *Notes to Text: (I) Seux, Hymnes, 243 note 3. (3) Seux, Hymnes, 244 note 6. (12) Langdon's copy conflates the first half of tablet line 18 with the second half of tablet line 19; see Sidersky's copy.

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