The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #79832   Message #1451409
Posted By: Boab
04-Apr-05 - 01:27 AM
Thread Name: Origins: Barbara Allan (Sarah Makem)
Subject: RE: Origins: Sarah Makem's 'Barbara Allan'?
I will defer to your probably-well-researched knowledge Malcolm!
And, yes--I did comment in similar vein in the past. I believe I said the "origin of the song is lost in the mists of time". I can make no claim to a Scottish origin.