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Thread #19722   Message #2216262
Posted By: Charley Noble
15-Dec-07 - 10:56 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Jolly Rogues of Lynn
Subject: RE: Origins: Jolly Rogues of Lynn
I note that the final verse where the "little tailor skips through hell" is missing from all the earlier versions, which supports the family belief that Richard Dyer-Bennet composed that verse. But I'll check with his widow Melvene.

Charley Noble