Mudcat Café message #4028351 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #157878   Message #4028351
Posted By: GUEST,jag
14-Jan-20 - 05:19 PM
Thread Name: Dave Harker, Fakesong
Subject: RE: Dave Harker, Fakesong
Do we know why the forgeries were done? Say for financial gain through fraud, or out of mischief, or by someone who fancied their hand at what would now be called 'fantasy' writing?

There are 'new' songs around now that might 'pass for trad' that were written to sing for fun or to earn some money.