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Posted By: Q (Frank Staplin)
22-Apr-14 - 03:23 PM
Thread Name: Origin: High Germany
Subject: RE: Origin: High Germany
"High Germany" has been collected in Newfoundland; a shortened version probably originating from the old broadside.

The boy is "Willy", and he suggests that they will "call into Damsel's Tavern and drink as we pass by."

With musical score, sung by Jim Bennett; pp. 679-680, Kenneth Reacock, "Songs of the Newfoundland Outports.