The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #18555 Message #1598610
Posted By: Mr Red
06-Nov-05 - 09:17 AM
Thread Name: Who Wrote Molly Malone?
Subject: RE: Help: Who wrote Molly Malone?
Yea I asked this yonks ago and was not the first.............
But it does not stop the tourist industry in Ireland claiming to have the original grave etc etc.
Mind you, what kind of reaction would we get if I mentioned the earliest record of the Wild Rover as being in Norfolk?
or the earliest record of the word Bodhran as being 1950 (ish)though the Dorset Riddle drum is more than 170 years old (by documentation)
search and discuss...................