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Thread #30547   Message #1134244
Posted By: GUEST,David Porter
11-Mar-04 - 06:42 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Yes My Darling Daughter
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Mother may I go out dancing?
An interesting side note.
When I was in Poland in 1980 (under Communist rule) they sang the "Polish National Anthem" (Communist version) for us. They proudly announced that this tune had been written by a 12 year old comrad for the stiring words they were singing. I started to argue with them because the tune was very familiar to me. It was not until I got back and poked around that I realized it was the tune to "Father, May I go out dancing/Yes, My darling daughter..."