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Thread #74823   Message #1308819
Posted By: Joe Offer
27-Oct-04 - 01:27 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Three Score and Ten
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Three Score and ten?
There's no entry on this song in the Traditional Ballad Index. has an entry, but it's very brief. The only songbook source cited is Palmer's Oxford Book of Sea Songs. Here's the Folktrax entry:
The version in the Digital Tradition is not attributed. It's almost the same lyrics that I found in the Turning Toward the Morning CD by Bok, Muir, and Trickett - but not exactly. I wonder where the DT version is from.

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