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GUEST,John Bowden (not a typo!) Origins: Devil to the Cellar in London (9) RE: Origins: Devil to the Cellar in London 03 Nov 20

The song seems to be "The Bakewell Witches" - there's a discussion of the story and the text of the song here: , The link says "Words & Music Don Wise 1973", so apparently not traditional (I don't know the song, I just googled "Over thick and over thin" and "song"!).

There's a recording by Mr Gladstone's Bag here:

It's impossible to say who the couple were that you heard, but maybe somebody will recognise themselves!

John Bowden

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