"Blue Northern" [was "Nor'easter"]

Arnold Zwicky zwicky at STANFORD.EDU
Thu Jan 21 07:45:20 UTC 2010

On Jan 20, 2010, at 4:56 PM, Larry Horn wrote:

> There are a couple thousand hits for "blow you old blue norther",
> which is the way I've always heard it.  Let me check...  Yes, Judy
> Collins indeed sings it with the "n".  I have it mentally stored
> without one, though, so I'm figuring that was from the Ian and Sylvia
> version that I unfortunately don't have on iTunes.

i have the Ian and Sylvia version on iTunes, and i hear an n.


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