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Thread #81308 Message #3985718
Posted By: Joe Offer
03-Apr-19 - 03:30 PM
Thread Name: Origins: My Get Up and Go - not by Seeger?
Subject: RE: Origins: My Get Up and Go - not by Seeger?
I still have not found any claims of authorship to be completely convincing. Family stories tend to be misleading. The earliest known printed example of the lyrics was anonymous. My apologies to the Shiveley family if the author was actually their grandfather, but I'm not inclined to believe the claim without verifiable written documentation.