The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #120470   Message #3068529
Posted By: GUEST, Sminky
06-Jan-11 - 11:13 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Add: Old Brown's Daughter (from Peter Bellamy)
Subject: RE: Lyr Add: Old Brown's Daughter (from Peter Bellamy)
I can take the song back a tad more - it was listed under Vance's Last Great Hits in Era Magazine, Sunday December 4th, 1870.

Anyone know when the word 'hit' was first used to denote a successful/popular song?