Mudcat Café message #3519560 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #34074   Message #3519560
Posted By: The Sandman
27-May-13 - 03:21 AM
Thread Name: Tune Req: Jimmy Brown the Newsboy
Subject: RE: Tune Req: Jimmy Brown the Newsboy
The Wabash Cannonball" is an American folk song about a fictional train, thought to have originated in the late nineteenth century. Its first documented appearance was on sheet music published in 1882, titled "The Great Rock Island Route" and credited to J. A. Roff.
lonnie donegan used a tune that was someone elses work and misappropriated it