Mudcat Café message #77119 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #10796   Message #77119
Posted By: Arkie
10-May-99 - 12:36 AM
Thread Name: Country of origin of these songs please!
Subject: RE: Country of orgin of these songs please!
All the sources I have used on Child ballads equate the House Carpenter with the Daemon Lover. Its one of my favorite old ballads. Interesting that the song is named for someone who never appears or is scarcely mentioned in the lyrics.