Mudcat Café message #3938144 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #162666   Message #3938144
Posted By: Jack Campin
18-Jul-18 - 03:31 PM
Thread Name: New Book: Folk Song in England
Subject: RE: New Book: Folk Song in England
Dick is right - it didn't matter how hard MacColl insisted on his authorship, this is a genre where there are strong incentives (like not paying royalties) to think of in-copyright songs as trad. Hamish Henderson saw this coming and welcomed it, for his own work anyway.