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Posted By: Mick Pearce (MCP)
14-May-13 - 04:16 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Child Ballads: US Versions Part 5
Subject: RE: Origins: Child Ballads: US Versions Part 5
Mystery solved! I should have noticed that the Harvard first line index didn't give the actual first line of the ballad! Now that I know it was actually presented as such, I'd agree with Steve here that the given title was probably an already known master title.

Mick