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Thread #3289   Message #671031
Posted By: GUEST,Joy Hildebrand
17-Mar-02 - 08:46 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: The Wren in the Furze (Chieftains)
Subject: RE: wren in the furze
Re connections between The Cutty Wren and Billy Barlow [ie.Texas rat-hunting Billy] Comic song writer, Sam Cowell[1840s] performed in America as the character Billy Barlow, He specialized in parodies of older songs and legends. One of his most famous songs was The Rat Catcher's Daughter. Any comments?? Joy