FARMER'S CURST WIFE, THE

Created on 23/09/2022
Latest update on 26/09/2022

Artist: Joe Hubbard
Author: traditional
Label: Blue Ridge Institute
Year: 1939

From Wise, Virginia. Herbert Halpert recording released on lp Virginia Traditions: Ballads From British Tradition ('78). Child #27, Roud #160 (also as The Devil And The Farmer, The Devil And The Ploughman, Lily Bulero and Kellyburn Braes).

Covers:

1939:

Aunt Molly Jackson [as The Devil And The Farmer, Lomax recording for the L.o.C.]

1942:

Horton Barker [another Herbert Halpert recording, on L.o.C. album Folk Music Of The United States - Anglo-American Ballads - Album 1]

1946:

Texas Gladden [Alan Lomax recording as The Ddevil And The Farmer]

1948:

Hobart Smith

1949:

Burl Ives

1952:

Jean Ritchie [as The Little Devils]

1957:

Pete Seeger

1957:

John A. Lomax Jr. [as Tee Roo, Farmer's Curst Wife]

1958:

Peggy Seeger

1959:

Dominic Behan [as The Women Are Worse Than The Men]

1960:

A.L. Lloyd [as The Devil And The Ploughman]

1963:

Ian Campbell Folk Group [as The Devil And The Farmer's Wife]

1966:

Martyn Wyndham-Read [as The Devil And The Ploughman]

1976:

Dubliners [as Killie Burn Brae]

1979:

Oscar Brand [as The Ddevil And The Farmer's Wife]

1980:

Frankie Armstrong [as The Devil And The Farmer's Wife]

1992:

Irish Rovers [as Killiburne Brae]

1993:

Estil C. Ball

1994:

Chieftains

1994:

Barry Dransfield [as Lily Bulero]

2002:

Waterson Carthy

2011:

Bob Gibson

2012:

Bellowhead [as Lillibulero]

2015:

Tim O'Brien [as The Farmer's Cursed Wife]

2017:

Celtic Women [as Kilieburne Brae]

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