Mudcat Café message #77166 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #10796   Message #77166
Posted By: Alan of Australia
10-May-99 - 09:18 AM
Thread Name: Country of origin of these songs please!
Subject: RE: Country of orgin of these songs please!
G'day,
Several of the versions of Child #243 in Bronson mention house carpenter (not counting titles), others ship carpenter. The man must have been versatile.

I'm not sure the Irish would agree to Rosin the Beau being English.

Cheers,
Alan