Mudcat Café message #3514224 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #150417   Message #3514224
Posted By: Lighter
12-May-13 - 11:32 AM
Thread Name: Origins: Child Ballads: US Versions Part 5
Subject: RE: Origins: Child Ballads: US Versions Part 5
I suspect that it's rarely sung today because few folkie icons have recorded it, regardless of its appeal to many of us.

And if it was rarely collected, my guess is that, despite what one might expect (or wish), it was never very popular.