Mudcat Café message #364331 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #9438   Message #364331
Posted By: Jimmy C
27-Dec-00 - 10:37 PM
Thread Name: Origins: The Rose of Allendale / Allandale
Subject: RE: The Rose of Allendale
Dulcimer, You are right, it is about a girl who left her home to travel the world with her lover. She stood by him come rain or come shine. This is how I interpret the song.

Guest John Hill. The figurehead on the bow of a ship was called The Maidenhead" not Maidenform.