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Posted By: Jim Carroll
17-Dec-17 - 01:39 PM
Thread Name: New Book: Folk Song in England
Subject: RE: New Book: Folk Song in England
I'm talking about the people I mentioned who were involved in researching singing and songs not their singing
Bert Lloyd was probably the foremost figure with a foot in both camps
My arguments here are largely addressed to Steve Gardham, who appears to have instigated this theory
Ihave read Roud's book fairly quickly, and belive it deserves to be re-rad as often as it takes to absorb all he has to say,
In the main, I am extremely impressed with most of it, but it is these major points get up my nose
Jim Carroll