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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