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Re: [CalontirDance] Help deciphering Playford

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  • Greg Lindahl
    ... The Playford tune, earliest known 1666, says Simpson in _The British Broadside Ballad & Its Music_. The lyrics, well, that depends on which lyrics you re
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      On Mon, Oct 25, 2010 at 10:38:22PM -0500, Brenda Knox wrote:

      > Thanks, Conrad. It really is the same tune, just arranged a LEETLE bit
      > different. This is a beautiful tune, and there are lyrics very good for
      > holiday time that go with it. i wonder when they were composed?

      The Playford tune, earliest known 1666, says Simpson in _The British
      Broadside Ballad & Its Music_. The lyrics, well, that depends on which
      lyrics you're looking at. None are known to be pre-1600.

      -- Gregory
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