Mudcat Café message #3632429 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #154724   Message #3632429
Posted By: Brian Peters
12-Jun-14 - 08:05 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Aussie versions of Child ballads?
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Aussie versions of Child ballads?
Fred, my Aussie contacts tell me there was no Australain broadside trade to compare with that over here. There certainly were broadsides printed in America (including 'Housecarpenter') but I can't quite believe all that Appalachian repertoire derived from American print.