Maryland’s State Song was a Diss Track

Ridiculous History

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Maryland’s State Song was a Diss Track

Tuesday, 5 June

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".  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
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