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Thread #618 Message #2683701
Posted By: Terry McDonald
20-Jul-09 - 04:06 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Join the British Army
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Join the British Army
It's in 'The Singing Island' and MacColl's notes to the song say that 'The reference to the "Labour-broo" (the Unemployment Exchange)in the refrain of the third stanza suggests that the song continued to grow during the 1920s.'