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Posted By: Steve Gardham
11-Jan-18 - 03:10 PM
Thread Name: New Book: Folk Song in England
Subject: RE: New Book: Folk Song in England
One that I missed off the song list because it's not a very common song in oral tradition is a song called 'Common Bill'/'I hardly think I will'/ 'I'll tell you of a fellow'. More often found in America in oral tradition than in this country, but Lucy broadwood saw fit to publish aversion in 'English County Songs' in 1891, 35 years after it was written by Mary F. T. Tucker (music by Tom Higgins) as 'Woman's Resolution'.

That's the equivalent of me publishing a song as a folk song that was written in 1982.