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Web site: http://www.pbs.org/opb/historydetectives/

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Episode description: A small, cloth-bound book, titled Slave Songs of the United States, has a publication date of 1867 and contains a collection of 136 plantation song; a Guild brand acoustic guitar that may have belonged to legendary African-American folksinger Josh White; and the birthplace of hip hop.

Rating: [TV-G] (General Audience)

Series Information: History Detectives

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First aired: Monday, February 23, 2009 (excluding any air dates prior to June 1999)

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Official web site: http://www.pbs.org/opb/historydetectives/

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