The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #2173 Message #929603
Posted By: lamarca
09-Apr-03 - 11:58 AM
Thread Name: Origins: Poverty Knock
Subject: RE: Source for Poverty Knock
And Judy learned it from me, Linn, and I learned it from recordings by John and Rosie Goucher and Roy Harris (and subsequently I went back and added the two verses they skip...) I like Pete Coe's melancholy version, too. Another song that was done to death in English folk clubs, skipped across the Atlantic to a new life here in the U.S.!