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Thread #6045   Message #3114456
Posted By: open mike
15-Mar-11 - 05:25 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Add: Give Me the Roses While I Live
Subject: RE: Lyr Add: Give Me the Roses While I Live
The the A.P. Carter attribution is almost never correct..he "borrowed" (stole) music from a lot of folks including that infamous songwriter
"Trad." and put his name on them.

R.H. Cornelius and Rowe collaborated on Hymns of the Old Camp Ground

http://books.google.com/books?id=2aKIGrGlnwsC&pg=PA24&lpg=PA24&dq=give+me+the++roses+cornelius&source=bl&ots=uyAs6Rozlw&sig=6gBoJFWqxyTWj-vaQOldHurfSk0&hl=en&ei=ZdR_Tey8HYX0tgOEhvSSBg&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=8&ved=0CEgQ6AEwBw#v=onepage&q&f=false

and Cornelius, known as a shape note song writer, also compiled a
song book "Heart Songs" (which i had a copy of before the fire)
http://www.mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=50553