Mudcat Café message #3938339 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #164536   Message #3938339
Posted By: Kevin Werner
19-Jul-18 - 05:24 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: The Mermaid {Child Ballad}
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: The Mermaid {Child Ballad}
Just recently there was a very nice blog entry by Stephen Winick about "The Mermaid" on The Library of Congress website:
https://blogs.loc.gov/folklife/2018/05/the-mermaid/

You can listen to a selection of field recordings of the song there, with lyrics, which might be interesting to you.