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Thread #6482   Message #2804232
Posted By: Steve Gardham
05-Jan-10 - 03:51 PM
Thread Name: ADD/Origins: The Rout of the Blues
Subject: RE: Lyr req: Rout of the Blues
Roud number now 21098
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Widely printed on English broadsides. The Scarborough Sands version is probably later having been printed by Bebbington of Manchester c1850. The earlier versions either have 'Rosemary Lane' or 'Rosemary Hill' Both Catnach and Pitts printed it so it probably dates from about 1820.

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