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Thread #28009   Message #1337830
Posted By: Q (Frank Staplin)
24-Nov-04 - 12:32 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Rain & Snow / Cold Rain and Snow
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Rain & Snow
Posted before I saw Malcolm's comments. The Bodleian broadside establishes the song in the British Isles no later than mid-19th c.

These songs depart from Obray Ramsey's "Rain and Snow." How much he was influenced by them remains a question.