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Thread #15637   Message #4153500
Posted By: GeoffLawes
24-Sep-22 - 09:47 AM
Thread Name: Origins: Little Red Wing / Union Maid
Subject: RE: Origins: Little Red Wing / Union Maid
Wikipedia says about Union Maid "The melody is the 1907 standard "Red Wing" by Kerry Mills, which was in turn adapted from Robert Schumann's piano composition "The Happy Farmer, Returning From Work" in his 1848 Album for the Young, Opus 68."

Union Maid from Wikipedia    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Union_Maid
The Happy Farmer Returning From Work - Robert Schumann from YouTube    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ln62Q8KWHM