Mudcat Café message #818398 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #53227   Message #818398
Posted By: Barbara Shaw
04-Nov-02 - 04:46 PM
Thread Name: Mudcat CD Series: Orchid
Subject: RE: Mudcat CD Series: Orchid
For liner notes on "Old Man at the Mill" performed by Barbara Shaw with ShoreGrass:

Bluegrassers know this as an old Dillard's tune from the 60's, and folkies know it as "The Jolly Miller." It was first published in 1883 as a party dance, although no one seems to know the dance anymore!