"all stove up"-- "I feel so break-up"

Sam Clements SClements at NEO.RR.COM
Sat Jun 5 00:00:00 UTC 2004

Carl Sandburg's "American Songbag" version was "break up."  I checked in a
version on Amazon "inside the book."

----- Original Message -----
From: "Arnold M. Zwicky" <zwicky at CSLI.STANFORD.EDU>
Sent: Friday, June 04, 2004 11:42 AM
Subject: Re: "all stove up"-- "I feel so break-up"

> On Jun 4, 2004, at 7:29 AM, A. Murie wrote:
> > ...The Weavers' Songbook gives the info: "Words & music adapted by Lee
> > Hays from a collection by Carl Sandburg."
> American Song Bag (1927).  apparently there's a version in alan lomax's
> Folk Songs of North-America (1960).
> the song appears under various titles:
>    The Wreck of the John B
>    The Wreck of the Sloop John B
>    Sloop John B
>    The John B's Sails

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