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Thread #90963   Message #3335107
Posted By: Steve Gardham
07-Apr-12 - 05:21 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Fakenham Fair
Subject: RE: Origins: Fakenham Fair
I don't think anyone is suggesting it's a 'fakesong'. It just has no evidence of existence in oral tradition prior to revival existence, which to most of us would not qualify it as a traditional folksong. That's not necessarily a qualititive description.