The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #158878   Message #3761345
Posted By: Lighter
28-Dec-15 - 01:28 PM
Thread Name: folk process: tune evolution?
Subject: RE: folk process: tune evolution?
Jack, if someone could make "The Unfortunate Rake" into a jig, you should have little trouble with "Ashokan."

Whose sole fault, as I see it, is that it's been played to destruction. Thanks to Ken Burns, it's always assumed to stem from the American Civil War.