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Thread #135160   Message #3695364
Posted By: Lighter
19-Mar-15 - 07:30 PM
Thread Name: A Little-Known Shanty Collection
Subject: RE: A Little-Known Shanty Collection
Very true, Steve. My point, however, is that if someone in 1860 found a tune he liked better for one of these, and always sang it, the objections from others would probably have been far less than they would be today.

Merely an opinion, of course.