The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #30782   Message #4164088
Posted By: r.padgett
01-Feb-23 - 02:05 AM
Thread Name: Folklore: What Is Folk?
Subject: RE: Folklore: What Is Folk?
No no, no parody ~ just part of the oral/aural tradition ~ new broadside/broadsheet? ballads had "to the tune of" and may well have been written that way (tune in mind)

Would help people to learn and sing and spread the news and currency of the song lyrics