The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #62307 Message #1006693
Posted By: GUEST
22-Aug-03 - 05:29 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Add: The Gown of Green
Subject: RE: Lyr Add: The Gown of Green
'Gown of green' is both a proverbial phrase and a song title, like 'Money makes the mare to go', and 'Nine tailors make a man'. The 17th century songs on greensickness cured have nothing to do with our song here.