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Thread #9631   Message #3899132
Posted By: Steve Gardham
12-Jan-18 - 01:30 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Maid of Australia / Maids of Australia
Subject: RE: Origins: Maid of Australia / Maids of Australia
'you have to concede that they are the most likely candidates for having done so,'(JC) No. I certainly do not. You have been given plenty of reasons why the vast majority of songs produced by the rural population didn't make it into print and therefore not into the tradition.

I didn't place its origins anywhere. I simply said it was printed in London, Glasgow and Manchester. So let's get this right, you and Bob are saying the song is set in Norfolk?