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Thread #19722   Message #203946
Posted By: dick greenhaus
30-Mar-00 - 12:09 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Jolly Rogues of Lynn
Subject: RE: song info: Jolly Rogues of Lynn
Frank- The earlier verses din't refer to Colony Times; the later ones dropped the King. Such is folksong.

And Chris- I'd guess that 90% of the failures people encounter in searching DigiTrad stem from mis- and variant spellings of proper nouns and place names. If you did a search for [stole yarn] (the brackets indicate that it's a phrase), you'd find two versions of the song.