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Subject:  Maryland’s State Song was a Diss Track Date:  6/13/2018  11:05 AM
Author:  Gordogato Number:  1154 of 1154

The Ridiculous History podcast tackled the history of Maryland's state song last week:

Maryland’s State Song was a Diss Track (41 minutes)
https://www.ridiculoushistoryshow.com/podcasts/marylands-sta...

On the first listen, Maryland's old state song sounds pretty innocuous. There's the usual lauding of the state, a refrain based on "O Tannenbaum" and so on. Yet the lyrics of this song refer to "Northern scum" and call for out and out war with various oppressors. So what gives? Join Ben and Noel as they dive into the strange origin story of "Maryland, My Maryland".


Mike
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