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Category: Pete Seeger

A man playing a guitar and singing to a close crowd of a dozen or so men and women

Buffalo Gals

Posted by: Stephanie Hall

Note: a second part of this article is available presenting further research: “Who Were Those Gals?: Buffalo Gals Revisited,” Folklife Today, August 17, 2020. “Buffalo Gals” is an example of a song with a complicated “life.” Tracing the background of an old folksong or folk tune can be difficult, and often its origins can only …