The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #23156   Message #2262251
Posted By: Bryn Pugh
14-Feb-08 - 10:47 AM
Thread Name: Lyr ADD: Barleycorn (Songwainers)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Barleycorn (Songwainers)
I heard the chorus as follows

Come, put your wine into glasses fine
Put your cyder into old tin cans.
Put little Sir John in the nut-brown bowl
For he proved the strongest man.

Note the interpolation of the word 'fine' Folk process in action ? This was at Sidmouth in 1971.