NIGHTINGALE, THE

Latest update on 22/09/2011

Artist: Margaret Dunagan
Author: traditional
Year: 1917

17th century ballad. Version Collected by Cecil Sharp & Maud Karpeles. Tune used in Woody Guthrie's 1913 Massacre (see there) and consequently in Bob Dylan's Song To Woody.

Covers:

1937:

Bill Cox [as The Fiddling Soldier]

1940:

Coon Creek Girls [as The Soldier And The Lady]

1941:

John Jacob Niles [as One Morning In May (The Nightingale)]

1947:

Jo Stafford

1952:

Jean Ritchie [as One Morning In May]

1956:

Burl Ives [als Hear A Nightingale Sing]

1958:

Neil Morris [as The Nightingale Song (The Irish Soldier And The English Lady) - Lomax recording]

1963:

Bill Keith & Jim Rooney [as One Morning In May]

1964:

Judy Collins [as Wild Rippled Water]

1964:

Betty Garland [for Folkways; claims her family brought the song from England to the new world in 1637]

1964:

Dubliners

1965:

Liam Clancy

1967:

Isla Cameron [lip-synching for Julie Christie in film Far From The Madding Crowd]

1972:

James Taylor [as One Morning In May, crediting his Boston buddies Keith & Rooney]

2010:

Karan Casey & John Doyle

Hoagy Carmichael's One Morning In May ('33) is a different song; See also: The Bold Grenadier and St. James Infirmary.

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