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Thread #121600 Message #2659861
Posted By: dick greenhaus
18-Jun-09 - 07:43 PM
Thread Name: Two sisters, two songs?
Subject: RE: Two sisters, two songs?
The younger sister killing the elder one makes a lot of sense in a culture where the younger sister couldn't marry until the elder one did. That's the way it appears in at least one version collected in New York State.