Langston Hughes

Ballad of Roosevelt (Langston Hughes)

“Ballad of Roosevelt” Sheet Music (pdf). “Ballad of Roosevelt” Karaoke (midi with lyrics). Lyrics: Langston Hughes. Tune: “Sitting on Top of the World” by Mississippi Sheiks. The pot was empty; the cupboard bare. And I said, “Papa, what’s the matter here?” “We’re waitin’ on Roosevelt, Roosevelt, Roosevelt. Waitin’ on Roosevelt, Son.” The rent was due; […]

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Let’s Get Together (Langston Hughes and Carroll Tate)

“Let’s Get Together” Sheet Music (pdf). “Let’s Get Together” Karaoke (midi with lyrics). Lyrics: Langston Hughes. Tune: Carroll Tate. Who wants to come and join hands with me? Who wants to make one great unity? Who wants to say, “No more black or white”? Then let’s get together, folks, and fight, fight, fight! Who wants

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