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Flashmeister Adapting trad songs - OK or sacrilege? (88* d) RE: Adapting trad songs - OK or sacrilege? 18 May 10


I think that in order for songs to evolve and be pertinent to the singer/musician performing them then a certain amount of tweaking is ok - I do it as do lots of folkies I know.
It'd be very boring if we all sang the same song by rote - I've had a session before where someone did 7 yellow gypsiesm then another did Raggle Taggle and before long it bacame the running joke of the night with the likes of Gypsy Davey and others cropping up too!


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