The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #790   Message #786721
Posted By: GUEST
18-Sep-02 - 11:38 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Pretty Peg (from The Bothy Band)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Pretty Peg
The oldest version is on a broadside ballad of 1960, 'The Contriving Lover', given in the Scarce Songs 1 file at, with the tune available as an ABC. The oldest traditional version of this song, best known as "The Keech in the Creel", is there pointed out in the notes.