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Thread #113867   Message #3102525
Posted By: GUEST
25-Feb-11 - 06:58 AM
Thread Name: Origin: Forty Shades of Green (Johnny Cash)
Subject: RE: Origin: Forty Shades of Green (Johnny Cash)
Sort of typical of an emigrant song i.e. written by an Irish person following their emigration to North America. Supposedly many 'Irish Ballads' were written in that way.