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GUEST,big tim Origins: Wearin' o' the Green (53* d) RE: Origins: Wearin' o' the Green 31 Oct 08


It would certainly be very interesting to know the source of Galvin's 'old version 1798'. However, as much as I respect the achievements of Patrick Galvin (born 1930?), especially with 'Raggy Boy', he was a quite young and inexperienced man when he wrote 'Irish Songs of Resistance' (and recorded those 'rebel' LPs, which I have, on tape only). His book is full of great songs but also of quite iffy scholarship, IMO.


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