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Thread #56879   Message #891678
Posted By: DMcG
16-Feb-03 - 02:57 PM
Thread Name: Origins: The Horn of the Hunter
Subject: RE: Origins: The Horn of the Hunter
... but the sleeve notes say:

Also known as Old John Peel this is one of the most popular songs amongst the Cumberland huntsmen and was probably written before the the better known song about John Peel. This is a collation of two versions collected by Geoff Woods from Jim Hewittson of Egremont and Miley Wilson of Lamplaugh.

I don't know what, if anything, Alan Bell had to do with it!