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Thread #73318   Message #3324695
Posted By: GUEST,Pete Rogers
18-Mar-12 - 02:33 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Cadgwith Anthem
Subject: RE: Origins: Cadgwith Anthem
I thought it was a song relating to stealing from wrecks, though whether "The Beauty of Kashmir" was a real wreck or fictional I don't know. The "Caves in yonder mountains" are just where they hide the booty. Highway robbery in the second verse is the other lawless occupation, celebrated in what is really a song about a pair of bravado folk myths.