The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #32772   Message #3904000
Posted By: Max
05-Feb-18 - 08:04 PM
Thread Name: Origin: Sloop John B
Subject: RE: Origin: Sloop John B
Loosely, I always considered Joseph Spence was as close you could get to the origin. Folk song from the Bahamas by a folk singer, seemingly as old as the ocean itself, from the Bahamas... Hellova version anyway: