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Thread #162666   Message #3935650
Posted By: Brian Peters
06-Jul-18 - 05:48 AM
Thread Name: New Book: Folk Song in England
Subject: RE: New Book: Folk Song in England
...we are discussing what we all thought up till recently - including you, no doubt... If he was wrong, so were we all

Well, Jim, I'm sure I have been wrong about many things. I took Lloyd's FSE as gospel for many years and, although as most of us acknowledge it's an exhilarating read, there are things in there that I no longer believe. I also think it sensible to take account of recent research and not accept all of Cecil Sharp's ideas as the last word on the subject.