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Thread #83473   Message #1534838
Posted By: GUEST,Mr Red - suitably rewarded.
04-Aug-05 - 09:56 AM
Thread Name: Ewan MacColl - real name?
Subject: RE: Ewan McColl - real name?
From the blickie

Ewan MacColl was born in Salford and named James by his parents

OK pedantry aside but NOTE THE LOWER CASE!

Searches for Ewan McColl & Webb produced nothing, to narrow the search you have to know the answer & wade (and know the spelling!!!!). I think the 1 minute answer was about in my bet range, I owe myself a drink.


FWIW I know he put in one of his "folk" song books the attribution to several songs "From the singing of ...... " Which I now know to be "Jimmy(ie) Miller"