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Thread #140894 Message #3239964
Posted By: Q (Frank Staplin)
16-Oct-11 - 08:00 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: She Was Poor (Same The Whole World Over)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: She Was Poor (Same The Whole World Over)
Many references refer to "She was poor...." as a "Victorian Music Hall song," but I haven't found a reference to a Victorian performer or contemporary citation.
Should be one, because this song was much sung and copied.