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Thread #29130   Message #386225
Posted By: GUEST,tom h, melbourne
30-Jan-01 - 10:39 PM
Thread Name: Origins: How many versions of Geordie
Subject: RE: How many versions of Geordie
re english versions, and further to the cecil sharp ref in the geordie thread above

there are 10 versions collected by cecil sharp in Cecil Sharp's collection of English folk songs / edited by Maud Karpeles. Published London ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1974.

nb surely guest was joking about 'the canon'? -the tune rightlly evolves even today i'd say, depite being nailed down on cds, or to lesser extent, in transcriptions.