The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #5313   Message #2200492
Posted By: Murray MacLeod
23-Nov-07 - 03:38 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Back in Durham Gaol (Jez Lowe)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Back in Durham Gaol (Jez Lowe)
..."'Twas a great day when first I went astray" ...

I have always assumed that this line was

....."'Twas a grey day when first I went astray" ...

Seems to me to be more appropriate