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Can You Blame The Colored Man
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My Money Never Runs Out
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Poor Boy, Long Ways From Home
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Jazz Gypsy Blues
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Jonestown Blues

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The word "hokum" is believed to have descended from the English term "hokey-pokey," denoting both ridicule and the ridiculous; for more than a century "hokey-pokey" has also been used, on both sides of the Atlantic, to describe low-grade ice cream sold on the streets. Hokum can mean flattery, insincerity, derision, deception, nonsense, cheapness, or any sort of stage gimmickry used to elicit a response from jaded audiences. Musically, hokum conveys and deserves most if not all o... Read more

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