Mudcat Café message #4037766 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #33059   Message #4037766
Posted By: Jack Campin
05-Mar-20 - 04:32 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Add: Take Her Out of Pity/Old Maid's Song
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Take Her Out of Pity
Is there any written trace of a version of The Old Maid in the Garret that Austen might plausibly have heard? I've always thought of it as Scottish and can't imagine it sung in any other accent.