Mudcat Café message #4028847 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #157878   Message #4028847
Posted By: Steve Gardham
18-Jan-20 - 03:09 AM
Thread Name: Dave Harker, Fakesong
Subject: RE: Dave Harker, Fakesong
Williams hadn't been schooled by the FSS and went out collecting without their preconceived notions of what constituted a folk song, so his collection is more representive of what the folk were actually singing.
The only problem with his work is he had no means of noting down the tunes.