Innocent Folk

Who Do You Think You Are Magazine write about the origins of folk songs with help from Sue Gent

“It's a rosebud in June and the violets in full bloom / And the small birds are singing love songs on each spray / We'll pipe and we'll sing love / We'll dance in a ring love / When each lad takes his lass / All on the green grass / And it's oh to plough where the fat oxen graze low / And the lads and the lasses do sheep shearing go”.
Sue's latest illustration for a feature in Who Do You Think You Are Magazine, looks at how folk songs of the past weren't always as innocent as you might think...
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