The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #15646   Message #141872
Posted By: lamarca
28-Nov-99 - 07:41 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Spindle, bobbin and spool away
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Spindle, bobbin and spool away
Liz, BruceO gave me a ton of info on the origins of the song two years ago when I was learning it from Maddy Prior's album - here's the thread:

http://www.mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=2647&messages=8

Maddy (or Isla St. Clair)left out the really fun part of the holiday (I especially like 'by godus deth, thou dest me wow!)...