Mudcat Café message #164133 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #8258   Message #164133
Posted By: Barbara
17-Jan-00 - 12:55 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Add: When We Go Rolling Home (Tams)
Subject: RE: Lyr Add:When We Go Rolling Home
Murray, I have been singing "their" rather than "its" for a while, but another question on that verse was raised by a friend. We have all learned it from the oral tradition -- no printed words -- and he asks, "Isn't it 'The gentry in [their] finery..." Good question. I don't know the answer, and when we're singing it, it doesn't matter because most ears can' tell the difference between 'finery' and 'fine array'. Think we could get JOhn Tams to drop in and answer a few questions when he isn't busy being Leftenent Somebody on Sharpes Rifles?