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Thread #149660   Message #3483405
Posted By: Q (Frank Staplin)
24-Feb-13 - 08:25 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Dark eyed sailor-Luboff
Subject: RE: Origins: Dark eyed sailor-Luboff
Flanders et al., The New Green Mountain Songster, pp. 36-38, remark that "The air to which it is almost universally sung, both in the old-country and American tradition, belongs to another ballad, "The Female Smuggler" (cf. Phillips Barry, "Fair Phoebe and Her Dark-eyed Sailor," FFSSNE, Bulletin No.7, pp. 8-10).