The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #96947 Message #1901329
Posted By: Paul Burke
06-Dec-06 - 03:10 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Barbara Allen (from Phoebe Smith)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: 2nd word of Phoebe Smith's barbara Al
This is one of the songs that the singer could localise to wherever it was sung, to add interest for the audience. So it might be fruitful to look around the places where she lived (Kent and Suffolk I think) for likely candidates.