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Thread #46310   Message #2675209
Posted By: GUEST
08-Jul-09 - 06:47 PM
Thread Name: Origin: Saint James Infirmary Blues
Subject: RE: History of Saint James Infirmary Blues?
Melodically St James Infirmary Blues has nothing to do with
The Bard Of Armagh, said to have been composed in 1801 by
Thomas Campbell.It was recorded by John McCormack in 1920.
The Streets of Laredo, composed 1876 by Francis "Frank" Henry
Maynard borrows the Bard Of Armagh melody note for note......
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