The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #62309   Message #1006899
Posted By: curmudgeon
23-Aug-03 - 06:47 AM
Thread Name: Chords Req: John Barleycorn
Subject: RE: Chords for John Barleycorn
Two chords -- Dm and C. Excessive chordage detracts from the song which is too grand to be messed with. While it may sound very nice with all the extras, the fancier arrangements draw the listener to the way it's performed rather than to the words and the tune. Read the notes on accompaniment in the Penguin book -- Tom