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Posted By: Steve Gardham
04-Nov-17 - 03:28 PM
Thread Name: New Book: Folk Song in England
Subject: RE: New Book: Folk Song in England
'blocky and ungainly' indeed and in most cases oral tradition has improved on this. However in their own time they were immensely popular judging by the numbers that were sold. I wonder why.