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Thread #39353 Message #1000066
Posted By: GUEST,Q
11-Aug-03 - 12:02 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Captain Jinks of the Horse Marines
Subject: RE: captain jinks of the horse marines
J. P. Shinhan, in North Carolina Folklore, The Music of the Folk Songs, notes that the first four measures of the tune are those of the German folksong, "Zu Lauterbach hab I mein Strumpf verlorn." This seems to be coincidental. (84, Captain Jinks).