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Thread #120470   Message #2620851
Posted By: Beer
28-Apr-09 - 09:00 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Add: Old Brown's Daughter (from Peter Bellamy)
Subject: RE: Lyr Add: Old Brown's Daughter (fromPeter Bellamy)
Maybe he learned it from Ron Hynes?
Beer (adrien)

Old Brown's Daughter is a popular Newfoundland folk song. It was written by Johnny Burke (1851-1930), a popular St. John's balladeer. Later, the melody was rewritten by Newfoundland singer/songwriter Ron Hynes

Hynes' version was covered by Great Big Sea on their 1999 album, Turn.