Mudcat Café message #3894333 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #162666   Message #3894333
Posted By: Steve Gardham
17-Dec-17 - 09:40 AM
Thread Name: New Book: Folk Song in England
Subject: RE: New Book: Folk Song in England
I think it's time we got down to the nitty gritty. JC seems to have been calling for this. The songs themselves can tell us a lot. His main connection with English folksong seems to have been Walter. Here's the proposition, JC or a neutral body chooses 20 of Walter's folk songs (as opposed to the ones he rejected as folk songs) and we analyse them.