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Thread #121472   Message #2660805
Posted By: The Sandman
20-Jun-09 - 07:44 AM
Thread Name: Folk Against Fascism
Subject: RE: Folk Against Fascism
Fred, interesting post,English culture has of course permeated Irish music too,[all those pattern dances]hardly surprising since Ireland was under complete English rule until 1921.
[To further muddy the waters, nationalists have been doctoring and manipulating "native" folk culture for centuries, whilst passing it off as the real thing.]quote Fred M.
so have others notably Bert Lloyd[I think we are the richer for his efforts]
even Cecil Sharp ,was guilty of this,by bowdelerising manuscripts,and by being selective in that which he chose to record.