The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #74827 Message #1309665
Posted By: radriano
28-Oct-04 - 12:36 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: If I Were a Blackbird [not DT]
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: If I were a Blackbird [not DT]
I believe the original, or older, song was from a woman's point of view. The commonly sung version is a re-working of the trad song by Andy Stewart, given from the man's point of view.