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Thread #18902   Message #192144
Posted By: McGrath of Harlow
08-Mar-00 - 07:49 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: My Pretty Quadroon
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: My Pretty Quadroon
Leaving out the grim reaper. I suppose they wanted to leave her alive and him dead.

The quadroon bit does seem strange though - such a pseudo-scientific classification to import into a song. How did they work out all that stuff? The mathematics must have got quite complicated.