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Thread #78094   Message #1401935
Posted By: Lighter
07-Feb-05 - 05:56 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Old McDonald / Old MacDonald Had a Farm
Subject: RE: Req: Old McDonald / Old Mac Donald Had a Farm
Thomas D'Urfey's comic opera, "Wonders of the Sun; or, The Kingdom of the Birds," was first published in 1706. The song, more highbrow but similar in several ways to "Old MacDonald," appears on pp. 50-51.