The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #121600   Message #2659208
Posted By: Brian Peters
18-Jun-09 - 04:41 AM
Thread Name: Two sisters, two songs?
Subject: RE: Two sisters, two songs?
"He gave the youngest a beaver hat.
The elder sister thought ill of that."

Jim Eldon used to sing a version that ended:

The farmer was left to count the cost
Two daughters dead, and the new hat lost

I think he might have made it up, though!