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Posted By: Bonnie Shaljean
08-Jan-08 - 05:54 AM
Thread Name: Stolen melodies/Bob Dylan
Subject: RE: Stolen melodies/Bob Dylan
"Fare Thee Well" (some of the words as well as the tune) is basically The Leaving of Liverpool, and the "she once was a true love of mine" line in (??) Girl of the North Country - or whatever the song is - comes from Scarborough Fair. There are others too, just can't think of any at the moment. The mad catters are bound to fill in all the gaps -