The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #19291   Message #3805226
Posted By: GUEST
15-Aug-16 - 10:01 AM
Thread Name: Rev. Sabine Baring-Gould et al
Subject: RE: Rev. Sabine Baring-Gould et al
Why would poets want to write dirty songs that would never leave the pub or the ditch, when they could write nice songs that would go into general circulation?


a) They weren't poets

b) They wrote for the amusement of themselves and their friends

c) 'Nice songs' tend to be really dull