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Thread #57507   Message #906465
Posted By: alanww
10-Mar-03 - 09:47 AM
Thread Name: Origins: The Grey Goose and the Gander
Subject: RE: Origins: Grey Goose and the Gander
Fascinating! Thanks everyone for all your efforts and particularly to Malcolm Douglas. It is clearly the song as published by Fred Hamer, Green Groves, EFDSS 1973: pp. 62-3. So the source has been identified. Brill - and an extra verse too!

But has it got any actual meaning?

"Well the rain's softly falling ...!"