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Thread #46310   Message #686900
Posted By: DMcG
10-Apr-02 - 07:26 AM
Thread Name: Origin: Saint James Infirmary Blues
Subject: RE: History of Saint James Infirmary Blues?
Norma Waterson introduced this song at the Union Chapel recording (see separate thread) with something like the following line:

"Nothing spreads a folksong like a good case of syphilis"

Preplanned line, certainly, but still takes some beating!