The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #52047   Message #3175375
Posted By: Midchuck
23-Jun-11 - 04:58 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Lily Of The West
Subject: RE: Origins: Lily Of The West
Fortunately for the maidens in folksongs, this always seems to turn out okay.

You must listen to different folksongs than I do. In traditional ballads, survival rate for the female lead is maybe 50-60%. In Bluegrass, it's zero. If the chick lives, it ain't really bluegrass.

Peter