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Thread #153775   Message #3604457
Posted By: Big Al Whittle
24-Feb-14 - 02:27 PM
Thread Name: English vs. American folk culture
Subject: RE: English vs. American folk culture
mike can I point out that ancient as we both are, we weren't on sailing ships pre-1745. so who knows what worksongs the sailors had.
and why wouldn't they get together in pubs and sing the worksongs for fun when they getting pissed -much as we do nowadays?