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Thread #14888   Message #2949776
Posted By: Les in Chorlton
22-Jul-10 - 09:43 AM
Thread Name: Origins: Meaning of John Barleycorn
Subject: RE: Meaning of John Barleycorn
Aren't most good songs, by their very nature, more than the sum of their parts? Some of us see and hear much more or maybe just some features of the song differently because somebody wrote a realy sophisticated song without setting out to include hidden messages?

I suspect that people in the 18 or 19 C experienced the song in a different way to how we do to day.

Please excuse the appalling prose

L in C