Mudcat Café message #3670289 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #59577   Message #3670289
Posted By: Bill D
18-Oct-14 - 01:51 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Black Waters (Jean Ritchie)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Black Waters (Jean Ritchie)
"I did my own version of it..."

Indeed... but changing the tune that much is a bit surprising when Jean's original tune is so easily found. The 'folk process' can be just gratuitous 'change for the sake of change'.

Do think about using the original tune.