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Thread #8009   Message #4148350
Posted By: Steve Gardham
25-Jul-22 - 02:36 PM
Thread Name: 'Wild Goose Shanty (Ranzo)' background
Subject: RE: 'Wild Goose Shanty (Ranzo)' background
Nice stuff, Jon.

Yet another 'Brown' to join Sally, Shallo, presumably mainly to rhyme with town, down, sound, ground, bound, found, frown, round, etc..

The only other source I have for 'Way down in Tennessee' is Fowke, Sea Songs and Ballads of Nova Scotia' but I can't lay my hand to my copy at the moment.