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Thread #13068   Message #113982
Posted By: Sandy Paton
13-Sep-99 - 07:25 PM
Thread Name: Threads on the meaning of Folk
Subject: RE: Threads on the meaning of Folk
"My Lagan Love" entered oral tradition, becoming folk in the process. Just listen to Margaret Barry's rendition. Raw and powerful! No folded hands in the drawing room for her. She sang in the streets, at the hiring fairs, and in some pretty wild pubs like the Bedford Arms in London.