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Thread #145512 Message #3385960
Posted By: Richie
04-Aug-12 - 07:32 AM
Thread Name: Origins: Child Ballads: US Versions Part 3
Subject: RE: Origins: Child Ballads: US Versions Part 3
After looking at the music, the US version posted by me above is clearly a rewrite of Sharp's version collected in Sommerset and has the same melody. It was probably changed by someone to avoid copyright issues.