"Blue Northern" [was "Nor'easter"]

Mark Mandel thnidu at GMAIL.COM
Wed Jan 20 20:07:10 UTC 2010

I learned this song from the LP around when it came out. No "n". IMHO, where
you see it in online lyrics, they were typed in by somebody who didn't know
the word "norther".

Mark Mandel
50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, 00s, and starting on twenty-teens folkie
and filker since the 90s

On Wed, Jan 20, 2010 at 10:18 AM, Jonathan Lighter
<wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>wrote:

> They seem to cut and paste from one another frequently.  If no one's
> actually heard the n, I'd say ignore it.
> JL

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