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Thread #162666   Message #3894267
Posted By: The Sandman
17-Dec-17 - 02:37 AM
Thread Name: New Book: Folk Song in England
Subject: RE: New Book: Folk Song in England
i am beginning to think that they are no longer folk songs but have become art songs, the seem to be preserved in aspic, rather like museum exhibits they are certainly not sung by many folk now and neither are they continuing to evolve, the outlandish knight is not sung by football crowds, either.