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Posted By: Jack Campin
16-May-19 - 05:22 PM
Thread Name: If you don't like ballads......
Subject: RE: If you don't like ballads......
Child may have been echoing Chappell, who argued in Popular Music of the Olden Time that many tunes generally thought of as Irish or Scottish were actually of English origin. He was sometimes right, but much more often wrong.