Mudcat Café message #1888121 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #96348   Message #1888121
Posted By: Thomas the Rhymer
19-Nov-06 - 02:41 AM
Thread Name: Why do our songs last so long ?
Subject: RE: Why do our songs last so long ?
Because they have so many verses. Some of the original folksongs haven't ever been sung all the way through... and even after many consecutive generations of constant singing... have barely scratched the surface of character development and background...