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expert wrote at 2016-06-29 01:14:57
My father's family always sang "For he's a jolly good fellow" after "happy birthday." I think in Edwardian times (many of their practices were Edwardian) "For he's a jolly good fellow" was an appropriate birthday song.


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Mike Turner

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Folk Music, particularly the Child Ballads and that great body of industrial and work-related songs which arose during the Industrial Revolution. I am well-versed in the history of the Folk Revival, and I have a particular interest in political and agit-prop songs, as well as in traditional Irish dance music. For ten years I was a committee member and resident singer/song-writer/musician with the Grey Cock Folk Club in Birmingham (the pre-eminent traditional club in the English midlands, which was founded by Charles Parker of `Radio Ballad` fame).

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