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Thread #34695 Message #470366
Posted By: Dicho (Frank Staplin)
25-May-01 - 12:58 PM
Thread Name: Are folk lyrics ever 'wrong?'
Subject: RE: Are folk lyrics ever 'wrong?'
If songs were respected to the extent asked for by Murray, there would be no parodies, and no additional or altered verses to fit a new situation. There is room for the original as well as for all of the changes made through generations.