Mudcat Café message #757124 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #50004   Message #757124
Posted By: Malcolm Douglas
30-Jul-02 - 04:30 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Lady Mary / Palace Grand / The Sad Song
Subject: RE: Lady Mary
This is number 6358 in the Roud Folk Song Index. The only traditional set noted there which (apparently) does not derive from the McCord version appeared in William A. Owens' Texas Folk Songs (1950), and was noted by Owens from an unidentified source as Lady Mary.

The set recorded and published by Sandburg came from Mrs. McCord, according to Roud.