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Sterling Allen Brown

Sterling Allen Brown (May 1, 1901 – January 13, 1989) was an African-American professor, author of works on folklore, poet and literary critic. He was interested chiefly in black culture of the Southern United States.

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    You sang:
    Me an’ muh baby gonna shine, shine
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    The strong men git stronger . . .
    Sterling Allen Brown (b. 1901)

    You sang:
    Me an’ muh baby gonna shine, shine
    Me an’ muh baby gonna shine.
    The strong men keep a-comin’ on
    The strong men git stronger . . .
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