The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #157386 Message #3715194
Posted By: Steve Gardham
08-Jun-15 - 08:57 AM
Thread Name: Still wondering what's folk these days?
Subject: RE: Still wondering what's folk these days?
Just as songs passed back and forth between print and oral tradition in earlier centuries, so from the advent of recording technology onwards songs pass back and forth between records and oral tradition.
Little Pigs/The Old Sow
c1830s glee....pub tradition....oral tradition....Albert Richardson 78....oral tradition...?
Plenty of other examples. Fire ship...etc.