Mudcat Café message #363981 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #9438   Message #363981
Posted By: GUEST,"Captain Swing"
27-Dec-00 - 11:07 AM
Thread Name: Origins: The Rose of Allendale / Allandale
Subject: RE: The Rose of Allendale
This song and "I wandered by a brookside" are, to me, examples of the folk club tradition's ability to plumb the depths of tweeness. They are the equivalent of the very worst McCartney song, eg: "Silly Love Songs" and "Wonderful Christmas Time".