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Re: Does anyone recognize these Jamaican "fragments"

Steve, IÆm afraid youÆre right. Incidentally, the lines ôIf I went up to a hill top I will go down to Barbay/Barbareeö are sung to a tune close to the
Ben Schwartz
Jul 24
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4184

Re: Does anyone recognize these Jamaican "fragments"

Ben, I think she must have been jumping to conclusions or it was wishful thinking. There's so little to go on here of any substance. Cheers, SteveG To:
Steve Gardham
Jul 24
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4183

Does anyone recognize these Jamaican "fragments"

Hi, Beckwith found the following "popular song based on [English] ballad fragments" in 1921 in Jamaica. She doesn't say where she thinks the fragments come
Ben Schwartz
Jul 23
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4182

Re: Broadside Day 20 Feb 2016 - New Venue

Steve, Please put me down for 'The Print Tradition of The Baffled Knight' if nothing else jumps out at me. Cheers, SteveG To: Pedlars_Pack@yahoogroups.com;
Steve Gardham
Jul 18
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4181

Broadside Day 20 Feb 2016 - New Venue

Our Annual Broadside Day – the one-day conference on all matters Street Literature will be held on 20th February 2016. Our usual venue, Cecil Sharp House,
steveroud
Jul 18
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4180

TSF: Sharp's '100 English Folk Songs' going cheap

Postscript Books, who sell off publishers overstocks and other dead books, are currently offering the Dover soft-cover edition of Cecil Sharp’s One Hundred
martin.graebe@...
Jul 17
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4179

Re: TSF: Website update, Notes from Newcastle meeting

Hi Martin, Thanks for the Newcastle notes. A good summary of the day's events. How's SteveR? Not heard anything for a while. Cheers, Steve To:
Steve Gardham
Jul 14
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4178

TSF: Website update, Notes from Newcastle meeting

Hello all I have now updated the TSF website (www.tradsong.org ) with the notes from our meeting in Newcastle (9 May), with details
martin.graebe@...
Jul 14
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4177

Re: Cecil Sharp query

It looks to me as though, in October 1911, CJS was going through a few odds and ends which he had received from other sources, rather than had collected in the
burgess paul
Jul 9
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4176

Re: Cecil Sharp query

Gwilym ... check to see what and where Sharp collected either side of this song .... was he already in Wotton? If this is the case, perhaps Mr Poole had no
Derek Schofield
Jul 9
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4175

Re: Cecil Sharp query

Hello Paul and Derek, Paul's suggestion sounds very logical and likely. Carol says that the text in the MSS is probably "as sung by Charles Poole" and not "as
tradsinger2004
Jul 9
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4174

Re: Cecil Sharp query

Paul's suggestion seems eminently plausible. There was a George Poole in Clevedon (where Mrs Sharp came from) in the 1881 census. The Wotton connection might
Derek Schofield
Jul 9
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4173

Re: Cecil Sharp query

Hi Gwilym, I've always thought it was because he got it from his wife, Constance Dorothea Sharp (nee Birch) who had heard it when a child from Mr Poole.
burgess paul
Jul 9
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4172

Cecil Sharp query

Sharp collected a version of the carol "As I sat on a Sunny Bank" in Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire, in 1911 from "CDS, as sung by G Charles Poole in
tradsinger2004
Jul 8
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4171

TSF Fwd: frankie re songs

If anyone can help Frankie with this please get in touch Sent from Martin's mobile ... (Snip)
Martin GRAEBE
Jun 24
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