Mudcat Café message #3243675 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #140911   Message #3243675
Posted By: Joe_F
23-Oct-11 - 06:22 PM
Thread Name: Child Ballads: US Versions
Subject: RE: Child Ballads: US Versions
This version of the Cherry Tree Carol (Child 54) is revealed to be American by the wonderful line "While Joseph stood around", so perfectly in the spirit of the original.