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Thread #151087 Message #3603174
Posted By: Jim Carroll
20-Feb-14 - 09:14 AM
Thread Name: Origins: Child Ballads: US Versions Part 6
Subject: RE: Origins: Child Ballads: US Versions Part 6
"and is therefore a forgery following the forgery by Baring Gould "
This thread keeps catching my eye, but whenever I dip into it I find that we're still in the Alice in Wonderland world of "forgeries" - as if we knew the origins of these songs and ballads for certain - ah well - back to the "romanticism" and "naivety" I suppose!