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GUEST,Terry Blankenship Help: Melodies to Broadside Ballads (38) RE: Help: Melodies to Broadside Ballads 21 Jun 01

So if you find a broadside that you like the lyrics to and want to sing, how can you find out if there is a traditional tune that it was meant to be sung to? Especially if it isn't one of the ones you always hear done by various artists. I'd prefer to sing the traditional melody if there is one.

There are probably many different traditional tunes that might fit for different broadsides. Do you just choose one, or make up a new melody for what ever broadside you want to sing?


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