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Thread #162666   Message #3898329
Posted By: Jim Carroll
09-Jan-18 - 08:58 AM
Thread Name: New Book: Folk Song in England
Subject: RE: New Book: Folk Song in England
" I don't see any reason to consider them other than "ordinary people,"
Urban people, not particularly skilled as poets and living outside of the subjects of our folk songs - all of which makes them highly unlikely as possible authors
Who better to suspect of making sea songs than someone who has actually worked at se
The same goes for agricultural work, soldiering, mining, weaving, whatever
Would you be happy to ask a plumber to rewire your house?
Jim Carroll