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Thread #111333   Message #2349934
Posted By: Jim Carroll
27-May-08 - 05:22 AM
Thread Name: Scarborough Fair
Subject: RE: Scarborough Fair
"There's a considerable amount of traditional material for which we know the authors"
There's certainly some, but I think 'considerable' is overstating it a little.
There are several writers whose songs have passed into the tradition here in Ireland, but I would be hard pressed to name many in the UK
Jim Carroll