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Thread #47275   Message #704313
Posted By: Malcolm Douglas
04-May-02 - 02:15 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Johnny Sands
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Johnny Sands
The song is a 19th century re-write of Marrowbones, ascribed to John Sinclair on a broadside edition of 1842. The Bodleian Library broadside site isn't working just at present, but you can see an American example at  America Singing: 19th Century Song Sheets:

Johnny Sands printed by Andrews, 38 Chatham Street, New York.