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American Songbook: Greg Dember and CHIEFLY cover “Erie Canal”

Our second installment of American Songbook features Washington singer-songwriter Greg Dember and his former band CHIEFLY covering the traditional “Erie Canal.” Originally titled “Fifteen Years on the Erie Canal” by its writer Thomas S. Allen in 1905, “Erie Canal” has been covered by Pete Seeger, the Weavers, The Kingston Trio, and Bruce Springsteen.

Hear Greg’s version of “Erie Canal”.


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