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GUEST,Ewan McVicar Origins: Children's Rhymes & Folk Songs&Tunes (21) RE: Origins: Children's Rhymes & Folk Songs&Tunes 21 Aug 07

Two books that are excellent re the sources of songs / rhymes are
Songs and Sayings of an Ulster Childhood
by Alice Kane
Brown Girl in the Ring [song games from the Eastern Caribbean]
By Alan Lomax, JD Elder and Bess Lomax Hawes.
The latter has a wonderful companion CD, in the Lomax series on Rounder.

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