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Re: CBS sounder

Howard set me straight about the old BBC news theme:

> That tune, familiar to SWLs for generations,  is "Lilli Burlero," and is
> more a folk song than a march, with lyrics born in Ulster in the 1840s
> and  a melody composed by Henry Purcell. A search unearthed a page --
> http://www.contemplator.com/folk2/lilli.html -- that will tell you more
> than you possibly need to know about the song.

Thanks for the info.