8 thoughts on “ Black Betty

  1. Jan 01,  · About “Black Betty” 3 contributors Often originally credited to Huddie “Lead Belly” .
  2. Feb 04,  · Now going back to the British, it is also said that ‘Black Betty’ was a nickname for a certain type of musket, i.e. an old-timey gun with black paint. And in that regard, the phrase “bam-ba-lam”, as recited in the lyrics, is said to be intended to imitate the sound of gunfire. A Song sung by African American Slaves.
  3. "Black Betty" however was originally a work/marching song that reffers to a flint-lock musket with a black painted stock; the "bam-ba-lam" lyric referring to the sound of the gunfire. Robert from Chicago, Il Rumored to appear this fall in Guitar Hero III on PS3. Anthony from Nashville, Vt .
  4. Black Betty" became a regional hit, then was picked up by producers in New York who formed a group around Bartlett called Ram Jam. They re-released the song, and it became a hit nationally. The Ram Jam "recording" was actually the same one originally recorded by Starstruck, the band at that time composed of Bartlett (lead guitar and vocals.
  5. Based out of Atlanta, Georgia, The Black Bettys consistently captivate and thrill audiences all over the country & internationally with their high energy, passion filled performances and soul stirring vocals. Fusing and crossing various styles and genres of music, these ladies electrify the stage with beauty and a style all their own.
  6. Spiderbait are an alternative rock band formed in in Finley, New South Wales, Australia which consists of Mark "Kram" Maher (drums, lead vocals), Janet English (bass, vocals) and Damien Whitty (guitar). They have had two top ten albums and another three albums reach the Australian top Their song Buy Me a Pony was #1 on the Triple J Hottest for , and the group enjoyed success.
  7. Whoa, Black Betty (Bam-ba-Lam) Whoa, Black Betty (Bam-ba-Lam) Black Betty had a child (Bam-ba-Lam) The damn thing gone wild (Bam-ba-Lam) She said, "I'm worry.
  8. Jun 01,  · 'Black Betty' by Walter Mosley, number 4 in the Easy Rawlins mystery series, is very complex and very good. However, it is also very very dark. Innocence cannot be preserved on any level. Easy Rawlins is so smart but he is full of uncontrolled demons/5.

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