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Thread #55271   Message #858874
Posted By: GUEST,Art Thieme
04-Jan-03 - 09:30 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Oh, Had I a Golden Thread (Seeger)
Subject: RE: Origins: OH, HAD I A GOLDEN THREAD
Joe Hill and other Wob writers used tunes from hymns for their songs because everyone already knew them. It made teaching the union songs much easier.

Art Thieme