Jessye DeSilva Sings of the White Supremacy’s Ghosts on “Gallows Tree”

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By
Rachel Cholst
March 25, 2024
Rainbow Rodeo
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Jessye DeSilva returns with a mellow folk song about the dangers of white supremacist culture on “Gallows Tree.” While DeSilva’s Renovations approached similar material with fiery wrath, justified fury at a society that refuses to repent of its sins. But, “Gallows Tree” argues, we need to make space for the everyday pain caused by silencing the past.

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Album cover Gallows Tree
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Jenny Bergman

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