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Thread #155631   Message #3668642
Posted By: Big Al Whittle
13-Oct-14 - 10:45 AM
Thread Name: fifties popsongs that started as folk
Subject: RE: fifties popsongs that started as folk
only the heartaches are waiting for me   was the street of laredo.

midnight in moscow was a russian folksong

maybellene reputed to be ida red.

lord of the dance was a shaker hymn tune

and masters of war was supposed to be nottanum town - but neversounded much like to me

wasn't don't think twice supposed to who'll count your chickens...

and a hard rain supposed to be lord randall