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Thread #162666   Message #3898395
Posted By: Jim Carroll
09-Jan-18 - 01:14 PM
Thread Name: New Book: Folk Song in England
Subject: RE: New Book: Folk Song in England
GAG
THese were not professional broadside writers as such
THey are in fact, what I have suggested the suggested authors of some of our folk songs - workers who made pennies on the side by selling some of their songs
Again - go look up Vic's description of the conditions of work of the professional broadside writers - there is no disput that they worked as professions at top speed to produce songs
Please respond to the questions I have laid out here 09 Jan 18 - 12:47 PM or leave me to draw my own conclusions - that you are unable to
Jim Carroll