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Thread #96582 Message #3692554
Posted By: Lighter
09-Mar-15 - 06:56 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Req/Origins: My Jolly Roving Tar
Subject: RE: Lyr Req/Origins: My Jolly Roving Tar
There's no reason to think it was anything other than a Harrigan-Braham original, written for the stage.
Nor was it frequently collected.
Jim's "Jolly Roving Tar" is different song entirely.