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Cornish National Anthem----Trelawney/Song of the Western men

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Comment by Lonnie Blackwell on March 14, 2012 at 10:22pm

Sounds like some of this was also borrowed for the U.S. Navy lament "Farwell to Grog"?

Comment by Sylvia on March 15, 2012 at 3:19am

Have a feeling ( mind you I could be wrong ) that this was just a little while before " Farewell to Grog "

Comment by Lonnie Blackwell on March 15, 2012 at 9:16am

Oops, it was late at night and I meant to say it appeared that some of the basic melody for "Farwell to Grog", written in 1862 may have been borrowed(with obvious tempo changes) from the Cornish piece. http://www.contemplator.com/history/grog.html

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