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Quotation by Huddie Leadbelly Ledbetter
Look a here people, listen to me,
Don't try to find no home in Washington, D.C.
Lord, it's a bourgeois town, it's a bourgeois town.
Huddie "Leadbelly" Ledbetter (1889–1949), U.S. blues musician. "Bourgeois Blue" (song).
The song was written in collaboration with musicologist Alan Lomax, who had recorded Leadbelly in Louisiana State Prison in 1933 and 1934, and helped to obtain his pardon from there.
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