The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #15782   Message #3751369
Posted By: GUEST,Matthew Olwell
16-Nov-15 - 01:12 PM
Thread Name: J. Moulden or Philippa: Two sisters
Subject: RE: J. Moulden or Philippa: Two sisters
Hi folks,

New here and so don't know what will happen if I post in an old thread, but I am curious about this song, and have spent several days ready various threads here and elsewhere attempting to find out a source for the Clannad version of the song. So far the consensus seems to be that this setting of the song comes from Mrs. Clercy Deeton of NC, and was collected by Cecil Sharp and Maud Karpeles, but I have yet to find a source for that assertion, in spite of spending a fair bit of time searching. (I am interested in both the melody and lyrics of the Clannad version.) Can anyone confirm a source? I can't seem to find the Sharp book...)