ballad maker


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Noun1.ballad maker - a composer of words or music for popular songsballad maker - a composer of words or music for popular songs
composer - someone who composes music as a profession
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Though widely read, Deloney was dismissed as a mere ballad maker and purveyor of plebeian romance, and his literary merits went unrecognized until the 20th century.
11) It appears, therefore, that the ballad makers quickly changed variations on 'Nannie' to the arguably prettier 'Annie', which prevails in later versions.
Clark met Eddie Pearl in the late 1950s while they were together in a singing group called the Ballad Makers.