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Posted By: GUEST,Les in Chorlton, Manchester
08-Sep-03 - 05:34 PM
Thread Name: How old are steel strings?
Subject: RE: How old are steel strings?
Excellent again Q. Steel strings do seem to look like a step change in the sort of noise, quality, consistency and so in the musical instruments to which they were attached.

Still waiting for a Historian/Technolgist to flesh this out. Between this and that thread dating songs by the use of of other references within them I feel sure we can get a better understanding of how songs and tunes have evolved.