“The Highwayman” by Alfred Noyes as performed by Ipso Facto
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Alfred Noyes’ ballad poem “The Highwaymen” has been memorized by generations of school children. In 1986 the Minnesota reggae band Ipso Facto set the poem to music and performed a memorable live rendition in the old KTCA studios on Como Avenue. The performance was part of a 12 hour broadcast extravaganza on Twin Cities PBS that promoted literacy.
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