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Bahamian Americans African Americans vocals with accordion Ethnography Music Bahamian songs Key West, Florida Monroe County

A Bahamian folksong, commemorating the role of Caribbean vessels in "rum-running," or transporting alcohol, to the United States during Prohibition (1919-1933). The 18th amendment to the Constitution, known as the Volstead Act, or Prohibition Act, had outlawed the manufacture and sale of alcoholic beverages in the United States. Enterprising "rum-runners" transported alcohol manufactured from islands in the Caribbean to the U.S., repainting their boats between trips to avoid suspicion by the U.S. Coast Guard.

Language: English
Duration: 42 Seconds
Performer: : Unidentified Bahamian Performer: Unidentified Bahaman

Florida Folksong - Bellamena

Item ID: 45510386
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