Mudcat Café message #622347 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #42673   Message #622347
Posted By: nutty
06-Jan-02 - 06:19 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: The Manchester Cornstalk
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Manchester cornstalk
These songs don't need to have anything to do with hunting Susanne ...... there was a tradition of singing in the evenings after the hunt or at hunt suppers that perpetuated these songs in such a way that they became associated with a particular hunt. These hunt suppers still feature particular songs (often sung by particular singers) and are printed in booklet form to support a particular hunt eg. Holme Valley