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Thread #101778   Message #2056310
Posted By: Geoff the Duck
19-May-07 - 07:14 AM
Thread Name: Child #20 - what is Lindsay?
Subject: RE: Child #20 - what is Lindsay?
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Down by the Greenwood Side
as sung by Nana Mouskouri amongst others - refrain is "Oh, the rose and the linsey, oh".
A different version of the same song is in Digitrad as "The Cruel Mother".

Four digitrad songs contain "linsey" as linen clothing.