Artist: Gus CannonAuthor: Alec LeeLabel: ParamountYear: 1927
Alias Banjo Joe. Song about President Theodore Roosevelt inviting black civil rights activist Booker T Washington to come to dinner at the (brand new) White House in 1901.
Ry Cooder [lyrical inspiration for John Lee Hooker For President]
South Memphis String Band [with Alvin Youngblood Hart, Luther Dickinson and Jimbo Mathus]
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