The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #166643   Message #4008788
Posted By: Jim Carroll
14-Sep-19 - 07:50 AM
Thread Name: Tune Req: Derry Down
Subject: RE: Tune Req: Derry Down
Tunes for many of these songs were moveable feasts and can never be definitely attached to one particular set of words
If print origins of folk songs have any credence, which I strongly doubt as musical literacy was virtually non existent up to comparatively recent;y
Jim Carroll