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Thread #457 Message #933942
Posted By: Nancy King
15-Apr-03 - 10:22 AM
Thread Name: Origins: Baltimore Fire..a 'new' old verse....
Subject: RE: Baltimore Fire..a 'new' old verse....
Well, that's one NLCR mistake I didn't pick up when I learned the song from their recording. I always knew it had to be "brave firemen" or "farmen" -- and the chorus starts out, "Far, far, I heard the cry..." Just goes to show you can't always trust NLCR, much as you might love 'em.