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Posted By: Liz the Squeak
17-Jul-00 - 02:05 PM
Thread Name: Folksongs that will pass for 'Pop'
Subject: RE: Folksongs that will pass for 'Pop'
It works in reverse - I've been to a celidh where we were step hopping to some English folk tune one minute and 'Montego Bay' the next! Good old Edward II & the Red Hot Polkas.....

About 10 years ago the UK No.1 record was something called 'Belfast Child' to the tune of 'She moved through the fair', so it can and does happen.....