Mudcat Café message #827095 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #48317   Message #827095
Posted By: McGrath of Harlow
15-Nov-02 - 02:19 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Sheath and Knife
Subject: RE: Sheath and Knife
The extent to which MacColl rewrote the songs he sang is clearly intereresting, just as it is in the case of Robert Burns. Finding out that kind of thing is valuable.

However a song doesn't live or die solely on the basis of when it was written and by whom.