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Michelle Shocked

God Is A Real Estate Developer

  • Swing
  • Rock
  • Space
  • Pop
  • Folk
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  • 1989
  • 1962
  • 1999
  • 1991
  • 2000

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Captain Swing is a mixed genre album by American folk singer-songwriter Michelle Shocked. It was first released by Mercury Records in 1989 and later reissued by Shocked’s own label Mighty Sound in 2004. It was named after Captain Swing, the pseudonymous rebel leader who penned threatening letters during the rural English Swing Riots of 1830. The album was a cross-country inventory of swing musical styles -- from Dixieland to Western, Big Band to BeBop. Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Life is a dancehall ... That's why we've got all those ... When that final Hail Mary is said

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More songs by Michelle Shocked (See Charts): Come A Long Way, Sleep Keeps Me Awake, On The Greener Side, Strawberry Jam, and When I Grow Up.

Popular in Swing (See Charts): Round & Round, Strawberry Swing, Ballerina, Twisting By The Pool, Chickery Chick, Harbor Lights, Daddy, Comin' In On A Wing And A Prayer, St. James Ballroom, and Somethin' Stupid.


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