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Thread #8009   Message #4147729
Posted By: The Sandman
18-Jul-22 - 04:47 PM
Thread Name: 'Wild Goose Shanty (Ranzo)' background
Subject: RE: 'Wild Goose Shanty (Ranzo)' background
Re Lloyd, no researcher this side of the pond (except a few cranks) takes anything Lloyd presented seriously as far as authenticity is concerned (and that doesn't just apply to sea songs/chanties)."
Steve Gardham, I would take Bert seriously on the subject of sheep shearing and whaling, subjects of which he had first hand experience,
i think you make a mistake in dismissing ALL his scholarship as faulty