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Thread #159951 Message #3791445
Posted By: Steve Gardham
21-May-16 - 04:41 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Trooper Cut Down in His Prime (Roy Palmer
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: 'Trooper Cut Down in His Prime' - Palmer
The Roud index gives 4 recordings of Harry Cox, Peter Kennedy for the BBC, a Folktracks album and 2 Folkways albums, of which I have none. I'm surprised there don't appear to be any versions in Kennedy's mammoth work, 'Folk Songs of Britain and Ireland'. Looking at Harry's title and first line it suggests a pretty standard 'Unfortunate Lad' text.