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Thread #104892   Message #2152724
Posted By: GUEST,Tom Bliss
19-Sep-07 - 12:49 PM
Thread Name: Folk Music for the Middle Class
Subject: RE: Folklore: Folk Music for the Middle Class
Ha, Dave! I presume you've seen my trouncing in Stirrings for being well-heeled?! (actually you should see the state of my old boots :-)

I get a lot of flack for having been born to Mr and Mrs B and had the 'benefit' of a frankly brutal private education. I was even once accosted after a gig: "You're a brave man", "Am I?" "You're ploughing a lonely furrow," "Really?" - baleful stare - "You're middle-class and you sing folk songs"

There are some (like Mr DS) who would prefer that people like me should NOT be allowed to write codfolk songs, and certainly not sing anything traditional!

I'm currently taking unelecution lessons.

Repeat after me: "Ey up, me ansum, look-you - well I'll go t' foot of our apples-n-pairs, hinny, what what?"