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Andrew: In the China book of the 1990s there was a fad–you figure out the
social dynamics for yourself here, I can’t explain it–among 30-ish Chinese
for songs from the Mao era: “Socialism is Good for You,” “The Night-Soil
Gatherers are Coming Doen the Mountain,” etc. etc. Half a dozen of our
friends sent us tapes of this stuff. Next time we get together I shall sing
some for you. Andrew? Andrew?….. Hello?…..


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