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Thread #162666   Message #3886914
Posted By: Steve Gardham
05-Nov-17 - 12:59 PM
Thread Name: New Book: Folk Song in England
Subject: RE: New Book: Folk Song in England
Absloutely, Snuffy, like seasonal harvest workers, many of them Irish as well. One of the songs quite common in Yorkshire rural areas is 'I wish they'd do it now' in quite different variants all learnt from seasonal labourers.