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Thread #19122   Message #1368020
Posted By: dick greenhaus
31-Dec-04 - 09:20 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Barbara Allen (different versions)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: 'Barbara Allen' different versions
Any theories about just why Barbara Allen is so damn popular? The tunes tend to be nice but not overrwhelming, and the story (the bitch amd the wimp) is sort of trivial. But it perseveres. Why?