Mudcat Café message #3908533 The Mudcat Café TM
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Posted By: GUEST,Mick Pearce (MCP)
28-Feb-18 - 08:42 AM
Thread Name: Origins: John o' Dreams (Bill Caddick)
Subject: RE: Origins: John o' Dreams (Bill Caddick)
Steve - see the posts above: Wolfgang (Hell) - 27th Aug 07 and Wolfgang (Hell) - 26th Aug 97.

It certainly isn't derived from Piva Piva (you can hear several version of that on youtube), and I can't find anywhere online suggesting an Italian folk song derivation.

Mick