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GUEST,Ewan McVicar Origin: I Didn't Raise My Boy to Be a Soldier (28) RE: Origin: I Didn't Raise My Boy to Be a Soldier 21 Feb 16


Forgot to say who I was last time.
Checked out the versions of the 1915 song in Youtube, and indeed it is a far different tune from the one Hamish had. The original is a smooth four four marching time. Hamish's is a bouncy 6/8 brass band sort of tune, starting

me soh soh soh soh lah soh me so ME DOH
OR
e g g g g a g e g E   C

3 1 3 1 3 1 3 1 3 1x2 1x2
Hope that makes sense.
Ewan


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