The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #543   Message #1584
Posted By: dick greenhaus
22-Jan-97 - 09:56 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Johnny Be Fair
Subject: RE: Johnny Be Fair-info
Hi- For what it's worth, I've never come across the "Irish" version in any source that pre-dates Buffy Ste. Marie's. She used a variation on a very popular tune usually called The Bigler's Cruise (late 1800s).