The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #157878   Message #4031333
Posted By: Brian Peters
31-Jan-20 - 07:29 AM
Thread Name: Dave Harker, Fakesong
Subject: RE: Dave Harker, Fakesong
"What chance some of the people putting effort into it were doing so simply because they were interested, or liked a puzzle, or enjoyed the songs, or simply liked 'collecting'? I don't recall much theorising on romanticism or politics over contemporaneous butterfly or fossil collections."

I made a very similar point relating to Cecil Sharp on Jan 20.