The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #54663   Message #4192647
Posted By: Steve Gardham
30-Nov-23 - 01:38 PM
Thread Name: Origins: The Bows of London
Subject: RE: Origins: The Bows of London
Another channel of investigation is other ballads that use the same refrain. What tends to happen is refrains get attached to their tunes and as tunes migrate from one ballad to another so the refrains can accompany them.