Mudcat Café message #1408729 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #78391   Message #1408729
Posted By: Q (Frank Staplin)
13-Feb-05 - 09:05 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: London Bridge Is Falling Down
Subject: RE: London Bridge is Falling Down
Only speculation is found about the possible existence of the song before the late 17th century. No earlier written records are known. See Opie and Opie, "The Singing Game;" P. Opie," "The Oxford Book of Nursery Rhymes."