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Thread #162666   Message #3898436
Posted By: Steve Gardham
09-Jan-18 - 05:44 PM
Thread Name: New Book: Folk Song in England
Subject: RE: New Book: Folk Song in England
4) Why is is so important to you that these songs were produced for money rather than made to reflect working lives.

It isn't. The fact that they were paid is incidental to what they were producing as far as we're concerned. the writers were working people. The 2 things you point to here are not mutually exclusive anyway.