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Thread #26592   Message #321664
Posted By: Airto
18-Oct-00 - 07:40 AM
Thread Name: Help: Approx. date needed for song
Subject: Lyr Add: I'll Tell Me Ma
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I'll Tell Me Ma is a Belfast skipping song. To judge from the lyrics, I would say the origins of the song are much more recent than 1771. In any case, Belfast only started becoming an important settlement in the early 19th century.