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Thread #140894   Message #3239969
Posted By: Lighter
16-Oct-11 - 08:12 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)
Disher's placement of the song roughly between the years 1905-1910 is quite the earliest.

Extensive searches reveal no obvious "Victorian" or even "Edwardian" stage model or original. It is a genuinely anonymous folk song.