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Santa Wild Mountain Thyme - Why doesn't it rhyme (97* d) RE: Wild Mountain Thyme - Why doesn't it rhyme 02 Apr 08


It doesn't rhyme when sung as a closer in folk clubs because people drag it out so slowly they've forgotten what the previous lines ended with.

I must agree that the "perfuming" line sounds horribly forced: it is pretty poor English and distorting English for the sake of rhyme is not good poetry or song. Now people will produce a long list of perfectly good traditional songs that do just that..........


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