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Thread #38819 Message #956406
Posted By: greg stephens
20-May-03 - 03:43 PM
Thread Name: Origins of: Barbara Allen, is there a story ?
Subject: RE: Origins of: Barbara Allen, is there a story ?
Carlisle seems more likely than Reading, stylistically and historically, but the origins will never be known. Fun to speculate, though.
Not all versions agree on the cause of the rift between the pair, but bad behaviour while out on the piss with the lads turns up in a lot of cases. Let that be a lesson to us all.