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GUEST,Liz Shenandoah and free melodies (8) Shenandoah and free melodies 14 May 00

I read somewhere (I think it was in a book called The Incomplete Folk Singer) that the song Shenandoah was a free melodie.(If I have my termonology right) this means that that there's no actual fixed rhythm. The book also said that because it was a free melodie, that it should only be sung/played as a solo and unaccompanied. To get to my question, what are peoples opinions on this?

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