Mudcat Café message #486835 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #35605   Message #486835
Posted By: Tedham Porterhouse
19-Jun-01 - 08:16 AM
Thread Name: Origin: Turtledove Done Drooped His Wings
Subject: RE: Help: turtledove done drooped his wings
On Bessie Jones' recording of the song in Alan Lomax's Southern Journey series, she sings the song as "Turkle Dove," and it is transcribed as such in the liner notes.