The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #23156   Message #255041
Posted By: Snuffy
10-Jul-00 - 09:21 AM
Thread Name: Lyr ADD: Barleycorn (Songwainers)
Subject: RE: Barleycorn/Songwainers
I think "We Plough the Fields and Scatter" is a translation of a German Lutheran hymn "Wir pfluegen und wir streuen" and the tune is German too. I'll check it out at home tonight.

Wassail! V