Mudcat Café message #77053 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #10796   Message #77053
Posted By: Tim Jaques tjaques@netcom.ca
09-May-99 - 08:30 PM
Thread Name: Country of origin of these songs please!
Subject: RE: Country of orgin of these songs please!
Are there not close to a thousand known versions of Barbara Allen, from all over the English-speaking world? (And of course, the one I mentioned on the earlier thread from Cape Breton, in Scots Gaelic, which uses the tune but not the story line.)