Mudcat Café message #421294 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #32073   Message #421294
Posted By: Malcolm Douglas
19-Mar-01 - 11:41 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: An Acre of Land
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: An Acre of Land
Just by way of a footnote, Kidson said "The present copy, including the tune, used to be sung by a ballad singer in Whitby [Yorkshire] twenty or thirty years ago [i.e. 1860s-70s] and is still remembered in the district."