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Thread #117312 Message #3026022
Posted By: Q (Frank Staplin)
07-Nov-10 - 02:24 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Ginny's Gone to Ohio/Ginny's Gone Away
Subject: RE: Origins: Ginny's Gone to Ohio/Ginny's Gone Away
There are many songs about leaving or going away.
A simple call and response of one line each, and its necessarily simple tune, is often comparable with others. They might or might not be related. Many floating verses as well.
Charley Noble, John Minear and Gibb Sahib have all discussed possibilities in threads on mudcat, including "Johnny's gone ...."