Mudcat Café message #3469947 The Mudcat Café TM
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Posted By: Steve Gardham
22-Jan-13 - 10:48 AM
Thread Name: Origins: Child Ballads: US Versions Part 4
Subject: RE: Origins: Child Ballads: US Versions Part 4
Richie,
Obviously some confusion here.

The text you quote is very definitely a version of 'Marrowbones' not a Child Ballad, although it has just as good a pedigree as TFCW.