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Thread #50436   Message #767802
Posted By: IanC
19-Aug-02 - 04:11 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Come Lasses and Lads
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Come Lassies and Lads
This is already in the forum somewhere, but the mess the search engine is currently in makes it almost impossible to find anything.

The song is one of a set of 3 or 4 songs, the tunes of which are still used for the maypole dance. I was doing it as a child 40 years ago ... and we sang a modified version of the song above. Probably the most famous one in the set is "Now is the Month of Maying",