Mudcat Café message #5785 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #1654   Message #5785
Posted By: Peter Timmerman
26-May-97 - 09:10 PM
Thread Name: Origins: The Raggle-Taggle Gypsy
Subject: RE: The Raggle-Taggle Gypsy
The first chapter of Nick Tosches wild book on the roots of country music "Country" is all about the history of this song through about 2000 years. He traces it back to the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice! Yours, Peter