Mudcat Café message #1612435 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #33059   Message #1612435
Posted By: GUEST,Bob Coltman
23-Nov-05 - 07:35 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Add: Take Her Out of Pity/Old Maid's Song
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Take Her Out of Pity (Kingston Trio)
The Bob Shane copyright is laughable. The Trio, like everybody else in the 50s, learned their version of "Come a Landsman, a Pinsman" from Peggy Seeger, who recorded it on her first LP c. 1956. Hers is the definitive contemporary version.