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Thread #19122   Message #2186759
Posted By: pavane
05-Nov-07 - 10:20 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Barbara Allen (different versions)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: 'Barbara Allen' different versions
Not sure if this was one of the older songs mentioned by (the late) Bruce O.

It is very old, and certainly has the rose and briar verse

http://bodley24.bodley.ox.ac.uk/cgi-bin/acwwweng/ballads/image.pl?ref=Douce+Ballads+1(72a)&id=15155.gif&seq=1&size=1>Fair Margaret's misfortune