Mudcat Café message #8043 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #2173   Message #8043
Posted By: Susan of DT
03-Jul-97 - 08:32 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Poverty Knock
Subject: RE: Source for Poverty Knock
According to the book Victoria's Inferno (songs of the old mills, mines, manufacturies, canals, and railways, edited by Jon Raven, 1978: Poverty Knock "text and melody: from the singing of Tom Daniel, a Batley, Yorkshire weaver (collected by A.E. Green 1965). Tom Daniel died in April 1970 aged 76."