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Posted By: Jim Carroll
25-May-08 - 04:47 PM
Thread Name: Scarborough Fair
Subject: RE: Scarborough Fair
Irishenglish
I take your point completely
Cap'n,
Isn't that what I just said?
"which, of course, in itself, is pretty meaningless as it is part of a centuries old chain"
Whosever the song is, it is certainly neither Carthy's not S&Gs (none of whom are part of the tradition, merely borrowing from it)
Jim Carroll