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sixteen pretty maidens to carry my coffin



Singer, civil rights activist, legend in her own time--

Odetta has died, aged 77.

If just the mention of her name doesn't send chills up your spine, click that youtube link. No, really. Do.

Oh, here. Have two. They're small.

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