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According to fellow folk singer Joan Baez, it was one of the most requested songs from her audiences, but she never realized its origin as a hymn ; by the time she was singing it in the 1960s she said it had " developed a life of its own ".
According to Turkish folk tales, she was a French princess.
According to Steve Erlewine, its memorable guitar riffs, lumbering rhythms, psychedelic blues, groovy, bluesy shuffles and hints of English folk, made it " a significant turning point in the evolution of hard rock and heavy metal ".
According to Encyclopædia Britannica estimates ( as of 2005 ), adherents of Chinese folk religion account for some 6. 3 % of world population, and adherents of tribal religions (" ethnoreligionists ") for another 4. 0 %.
According to folk etymology, the area of Warmia is named after the legendary Prussian chief Warmo, whereas the name Ermland derives from his widow Erma.
According to a Bushmen folk tale of Namibia, the zebra was once all white, but acquired its black stripes after a fight with a baboon over a waterhole.
According to the tradition used in Virgil's Aeneid, Segesta was founded jointly by the territorial king Acestes ( who was son of the local river Crinisus by a Dardanian woman named Segesta or Egesta ) and by those of Aeneas ' folk who wished to remain behind with Acestes to found the city of Acesta.
According to the local legend, based on folk etymology, Berchtold V, Duke of Zähringen, the founder of the city of Bern, vowed to name the city after the first animal he met on the hunt, and this turned out to be a bear.
" According to Mulvany, " The Viking trend presaged by Abigor was actually taking place around them, and it remains more ' true ' to how black metal is often defined than the folk influenced metal that followed.
According to the later folk image, Boone the trailblazer was too unsophisticated for the civilization which followed him and which eventually defrauded him of his land.
According to romantic folk etymology, Charing derives from French chère reine ( dear queen ), but the name was certainly used in the contemporary royal accounting records for the costs of constructing the cross.
According to the most famous folk tale, Cuhullin's power was contained in his middle finger.
" According to Weldon McDougal, Burke " turned theatres like the Apollo and the Uptown into churches, he had folk running down the aisles to be saved by his music.
According to Siobhán Marie Kilfeather the song is from the music hall style of the period, and while one cannot wholly dismiss the possibility that it is " based on an older folk song ", " neither melody nor words bear any relationship to the Irish tradition of street ballads.
According to English folk understanding of how witches accomplished affliction, when the dog ate the cake, the witch herself would be hurt because invisible particles she had sent to afflict the girls remained in the girls ' urine, and her cries of pain when the dog ate the cake would identify her as the witch.
According to Marco Deseriis, the main purpose of the LBP was to create " a folk hero of the information society " whereby knowledge workers and immaterial workers could organize and recognize themselves.
According a local folk tale, a cat, mouse and dog were traveling on a Chinese ship, when they attempted to steal a crystal from a merchant.
According to current archaeological discoveries, Chinese folk music dates back 7000 years.
According to Brian Dunning of Skeptoid, folk tales of the Jersey Devil prior to 1909 calling it the " Leeds Devil " may have been created to discredit local politician Daniel Leeds who served as deputy to the colonial governor of New York and New Jersey in the 1700s, and folklorist Jan Harold Brunvand wrote that the spread of contemporary pop culture has overtaken traditional Jersey Devil legends.
According to a research team studying Taiwanese folk religion at Providence University in central Taiwan, ceremonies are held for Mazu to symbolically go on a tour of inspection of every Mazu temple in Taiwan every year.
According to eastern folk belief, the tomb of Eve (), considered the grandmother of humanity, is located in Jeddah.
According to a North Korean writer, " Our musicians have pursued the party's policy of composing orchestral music based on famous songs and folk songs popular among our people and produced numerous instrumental pieces of a new type.
According to the New England Folk Network Web site, Massachusetts hosts more than a dozen annual folk music festivals.
According to a widespread folk tale ( not necessarily supported by historical records ), the Mid-Autumn Festival commemorates an uprising in China against the Mongol rulers of the Yuan Dynasty ( 1279 – 1368 ) in the 14th century.

According and etymology
According to the Catholic Encyclopedia, after the cycle of Grail romances was well established, late medieval writers came up with a false etymology for sangréal, an alternative name for " Holy Grail.
According to one etymology, June is named after Juno ( Hera ).
According to the traditional etymology the Slavic name derives from the Germanic ethnonym Silingi.
According to a French etymology, the Italian tarocco derived from Arabic طرح ṭarḥ, ' rejection ; subtraction, deduction, discount '.
According to the biblical etymology, the city received the name " Babel ", from the Hebrew word " balal ", meaning to jumble.
According to the Oxford English Dictionary the etymology is " uncertain and disputed ": " The word is perhaps related to the Sardinian place names Nurra, Nurri, Nurru, and to Sardinian nurra heap of stones, cavity in earth ( although these senses are difficult to reconcile ).
According to the Oxford English Dictionary, the etymology of the name Puck is " unsettled ", and it is not clear even whether its origin is Germanic ( cf.
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, the etymology of the word can be traced back to the Old English word hlāford which originated from hlāfweard meaning ' bread keeper ' or ' loaf-ward ', reflecting the Germanic tribal custom of a chieftain providing food for his followers.
According to some authors her name does not have an Indo-European etymology, which for R. F. Willets strengthens her link with Minoan culture.
According to one version, the etymology of its name comes from Latin and its literal meaning is pruning.
According to this etymology, the name Rudra has been translated as " the Roarer ".
According to this etymology: Middle English Dagon < Late Latin ( Ec.
According to the Oxford English Dictionary, the word tip originated as a slang term, and its etymology is unclear.
According to a figurative etymology in the Florentine Codex of Sahagún ( bk.
According to Douglas Harper's online etymology dictionary, fork in the meaning of " to divide in branches, go separate ways " has been used as early as 14th century.
According to popular Arabic etymology ( no reference ), the name may have meant " Artemisia Mountain " in the Canaanite language, where Arabic Tuur for " mountain " and shiiH for " artemisia " ( mugwort, or common wormwood ) could be identified, or alternatively from Taar shiiHaa (" Shiha flew "), i. e. Shiha Jamaluddin ( a legendary hero ) rushed to the battlefield to fight the Crusaders.
According to this biblical passage, the name Issachar refers to Leah hiring Jacob's sexual favours at the cost of some Mandrakes ; this suggests the etymology is ish-sachar, literally meaning man of hire, though some Jewish sources take it instead to mean reward or recompense, in reference to Issachar being the result of Jacob being hired.
According to a May 2000 talk to the Isle of Wight Postcard Club by the present Director, Mr Simon Dabell, the etymology is simply " black pathway " ( the original appearance of the chine ), but the theme park understandably fosters the interpretation of a smuggling origin.
According to folk etymology, the name " Kashmir " means " desiccated land " ( from the Sanskrit: Ka
According to the Oxford Dictionary, the etymology is uncertain, but probably derives from the slang term " bean ", meaning " head ".
According to Merriam-Webster's etymology, the origin of the word spinnaker is simply unknown.

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