A song of the kind formerly sung by black slaves on American plantations.
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- The title ‘Tuck Me to Sleep in My Old ‘Tucky Home’ sounds like a plantation song.
- Old Negro spirituals, the raw, fervent plantation songs that helped African Americans through slavery, Emancipation and Jim Crow are finding a rebirth in the era of hip-hop.
- We then went on to plantation songs, women's songs, and songs through the Civil War.