[Ansteorra] Rising of the Star verses (was: Crazy Weather)

Chris Zakes dontivar at gmail.com
Sat Apr 7 17:45:50 PDT 2007

At 01:31 PM 4/7/2007, you wrote:

>None of which are quite like the versions I learned as a newbie 20+
>years ago....
>Singing "Rising of the Star" as a group these days is a demonstration
>of the power of the oral tradition:  everyone knows a slightly
>different version, so the result is more "tower of Babel" than
>--Serena Lascelles

As Pete Seeger once said, "You can't remember all the words, so you 
make up some now ones. That's how folk music happens."

         -Tivar Moondragon

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