The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #61495 Message #3159264
Posted By: Stringsinger
23-May-11 - 02:29 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Jamaica Farewell: History?
Subject: RE: Origins: Jamaica Farewell: History?
Though Burgie may have written the words to "Yellow Bird", the melody is older from a well-known Haitian song, "Choucounne".