Mudcat Café message #3894185 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #162666   Message #3894185
Posted By: The Sandman
15-Dec-17 - 03:23 PM
Thread Name: New Book: Folk Song in England
Subject: RE: New Book: Folk Song in England
"If 'Little Boxes' and 'The Red Flag' are folk songs. we need a new term to describe 'The Outlandish Knight'. Searching for Lambs' and 'The Coal-owner and the Pitman's Wife'.
Jim Caarroll,

Not if they are sung by football fans at their matches, and are altered by the singers at the time this makes them folk songs according to the 1954 definition.