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Thread #98261   Message #2052971
Posted By: kytrad (Jean Ritchie)
15-May-07 - 08:33 PM
Thread Name: More Kytrad on youtube
Subject: RE: More Kytrad on youtube
NO! NO! NO! SPAW! I just found your April 5, '07 post- forgive me but we mustn't mislead people AGAIN! If you'll check my post dated 25 April, '01, on the old thread, "The World is Old," please note that I give this information: Composer, Joseph Moorat; Words, Laurance Housman. My sister Pauline Ritchie was a Wellesley STUDENT in her youth and helped to write their Christmas play for one of the years she was there- probably the early 1920s. THE ENGLISH CAROL BOOK, containing the song, was in the Wellesley Library, and it was from this book she learned the song. Joy and blessings to all, Jean