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Thread #46310 Message #4023091
Posted By: Jack Campin
10-Dec-19 - 08:32 AM
Thread Name: Origin: Saint James Infirmary Blues
Subject: RE: Origin: Saint James Infirmary Blues
There is a very distant connection between that Lloyd tune and the "Banks of the Devon" family - "The Arran Boat" is not that far removed, though it postdates Forde's 1790 source. But with "Streets of Laredo" itself, no way.