Mudcat Café message #8246 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #2173   Message #8246
Posted By: LaMarca
08-Jul-97 - 06:09 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Poverty Knock
Subject: RE: Source for Poverty Knock
A. L. Lloyd wrote in his book, "Folk Song in England" that Tom Daniel told Green in 1965 that he learned the song 60 years earlier in the first mill he worked in after leaving school. Doing the arithmetic,, Mr. Daniel was born in 1894, and started working in the mills in 1905, age 11...