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Thread #3449   Message #4101988
Posted By: GUEST,Tunesmith
12-Apr-21 - 12:13 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Add: The Highwayman (Alfred Noyes)
Subject: RE: Lyr Add: The Highwayman (Alfred Noyes)
I remember doing this poem at school in the 50s, and then singing Phil Ochs version in folk music clubs in the UK in the 60s. Now, this poem was very popular 100yrs ago and I wouldn't be surprised if it had been set to music way back in the were lots of narrative poems.