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Thread #22617   Message #3343909
Posted By: MGM·Lion
27-Apr-12 - 05:37 AM
Thread Name: Origin: High Germany
Subject: RE: Origin: High Germany
"many examples of working people doing exactly that - the hardship of their lives being one of the reasons why they made songs"
Germane, I think, to quote the formulation [Bert Lloyd's, was it?] that "people have always sung best when they had least to sing about".