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Thread #152354 Message #3563471
Posted By: GUEST,giovanni
02-Oct-13 - 02:45 AM
Thread Name: Traditional Music: Where are we going wrong?
Subject: RE: Traditional Music: Where are we going wrong?
"I think its an image thing........we don't wear kilts, we don't wear cowboy hats, we don't have high kicking ladies with short skirts and black stockings....We just haven't got a dashing image like these other countries".
But there definitely IS an image - overweight, bearded, silly hair, silly hat, waistcoat, tankard hanging from the belt - (and some of the men are just as bad). Mainstream people just think "bunch of twats".
As for Morris dancing...................