The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #10506 Message #2164188
Posted By: GUEST,Judy Dyble
05-Oct-07 - 02:53 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Req/Add: If I Had a Ribbon Bow
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: If I Had a Ribbon Bow
"PS. I wouldn't be surprised if the Fairports made their version up. Inspired by a wisp of something someone overheard ..."
Ummm. No. We didn't make it up. I said we transcribed it from a Maxine Sullivan LP. I can't remember which one, it was in Joe Boyd's record collection and it was 40 years ago.
The song you're all looking for is obviously a very different one to the one I sang.