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SongHeader, Not Song

Thanks for the edits but please use the provided {{SongHeader}} on new song pages. {{Song}} is obsolete. --ES (talk) 23:59, February 26, 2016 (UTC)

Faulty edits, Obsolete template

How do you make editions like this!: when the default auto template creates a new songpage with {{SongHeader}} and fLetter correctly entered in {{SongFooter}}?
My suggestion is to go over all your past editions and fix them, and please if you are not comfortable dealing with Song & SongHeader, then study the docs until SH has propagated to all the pages you are interested in.
hth --ES (talk) 02:11, March 5, 2016 (UTC)
* PS: That is why you are blocked, hopefully for not tpo long, and not again.

Lyrics transcription

Please see Help:Contents/Editing/Formatting/Songs#Lyrics hth --ES (talk) 03:12, September 28, 2016 (UTC)


We only list albums in the {{SongHeader}} that exist @lw. Please refrain from adding red linked albums. For viewing all the albums that a song appears on, I'd suggest visiting one of the sites in the External links. tia --ES (talk) 04:19, June 1, 2018 (UTC)


This seems to be a point of a confusion, even for editors who have been @lw for many years and many 1000's of edits... For a song to be considered covered, by the covering artist, the original song (that is being covered) must be shown to have been Performed by the earliest recording artist, written/composed by does not qualify. hth --ES (talk) 02:26, July 21, 2018 (UTC)

  • lyricist/composer credits are indicated in {{CreditBox}} and is independent of recording artist (Page Name artist also shown in {{SongHeader}}) and covering/covered artist. --ES (talk) 02:50, July 21, 2018 (UTC)

Modifying Song Page Names on artist or album pages

...Like this requires moving the song to the corrected page name:
Joan Baez:El Preso Numero Nueve >>> Joan Baez:El Preso Número Nueve. hth --ES (talk) 22:26, July 30, 2018 (UTC)

Dick Burnett Wikipedia16

The quote below is the second paragraph on the wikipedia page linked above
Burnett has been described as "one of the great natural songsters, a man who collected, codified, and transmitted some of our best traditional songs. Dick was also a skilful composer and folk poet of considerable skill; his "Man of Constant Sorrow" remains one of the most evocative country songs.
First recorded by Emry Arthur, 1928.
Given that the author of the song is known, is it a traditional still? (maybe since the copyright has expired?) hth --ES (talk) 04:43, February 17, 2019 (UTC)

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