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Thread #25099 Message #291702
Posted By: Stewie
05-Sep-00 - 07:34 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Blackbird / If I Was a Blackbird
Subject: RE: History of the song ' Blackbird '
The song appears as No 46 in Colm O Lochlann's 'Irish Street Ballads'. He notes that his source was Dublin street singers about 1920 and afterwards from J.M. Kerrigan.