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Thread #157872   Message #3729317
Posted By: GUEST,Derek Schofield
10-Aug-15 - 06:36 AM
Thread Name: The Rakes (of Gravesend)
Subject: RE: The Rakes (of Gravesend)
They were originally called The Rakes of Gravesend which is where they came from at the time, I believe. As a variation on the name of the tune, The Rakes of Mallow. Not really been called by the longer name for many, many years...