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Thread #11904   Message #3736146
Posted By: BrooklynJay
07-Sep-15 - 09:13 PM
Thread Name: Origins: (Dear Old) Buffalo Boy
Subject: RE: Origins: (Dear Old) Buffalo Boy
I remember Jean Ritchie used to sing this as a duet with Oscar Brand. Their version, however, was "reckless boy." Don't know offhand when she first learned it.

I always thought it was a charming, funny song and not in the least ways offensive. But, that's just me.