Mudcat Café message #423860 The Mudcat Café TM
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Posted By: GUEST,Roger the skiffler
23-Mar-01 - 03:54 AM
Thread Name: Origin: Goodnight Irene
Subject: RE: Goodnight Irene Origin
Introducing one of his recordings of Irene, Pete Seeger says: "Huddie said Irene was a real person, just 16 years old when she met up with a rambler and a gambler"[presumably Huddie himself].