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Video & Audio

Dan Hornsby Singing “Oh! Susanna” in 1927

This banjo-backed rendition is close musically to the original minstrel arrangement of the song.

Al Jolson in Blackface Sings “Oh! Susanna”

Jolson played Edwin Pearce Christy of The Christy Minstrels in the 1940 film, “Swanee River.”

“Oh! Susanna,” James Taylor and Johnny Cash

Taylor and Cash sing a modern, sanitized version of the song

A Surprising Rendition of “Oh! Susanna”

The Bulgarian Women’s Choir sings the minstrel song

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