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Outlandish Knight.


Saturday 4th April 2015

Forest song

Outlandish Knight

Outlandish Knight words

Restawyle

Gerry A/C 2015

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April 4, 2015 - Posted by | Artistic., Feelings an Attitudes, Interest, Love, Music, New Forest, Personal, Poetry, Space, Uncategorized

16 Comments »

  1. Interesting! And this ballad tells quite a tale. Was it sung by both a man and a woman taking alternate verses?

    Comment by Lorna's Voice | April 5, 2015 | Reply

    • It is hard to say but I could not find one with one or the other or both.. The lyric does sound as if a woman maybe should sing.. The versions can differ so much, the lyric here is different from the singers. Through my research I found one thing there is no standard and years they change mostly through the way they are passed on. In some cases they are very different songs… these two for example differ to the extent they could be different songs.. welcome Lorna and thanks..

      Comment by cobbies69 | April 5, 2015 | Reply

  2. Excellent post, Gerry. i’d only heard of this song but knew nothing about it till now..and i love your comment on ‘improvers’ – yes!

    Best to You

    john

    Comment by john flanagan | April 5, 2015 | Reply

    • Thank you John, these songs do have some fascinating tales attached to them, it is great when one can relate them to ones own area.. The tales are like the lyrics they can vary so much and change over time… welcome always…

      Comment by cobbies69 | April 5, 2015 | Reply

  3. Great song Gerry, hooray for the fair lady!

    Comment by Lucid Gypsy | April 5, 2015 | Reply

    • Thank you Gilly, so pleased you enjoyed it,,, these songs are quite fascinating, both lyric and tales.. welcome always..

      Comment by cobbies69 | April 5, 2015 | Reply

  4. Enjoyed listening to Pete. 🙂 Can’t beat these ballads. 😀

    Comment by anotherday2paradise | April 5, 2015 | Reply

    • I am really pleased you enjoyed them.. welcome always..

      Comment by cobbies69 | April 5, 2015 | Reply

  5. I have to say I much prefer the second version and the accompanying instruments, Gerry. Thanks for sharing 🙂

    Comment by restlessjo | April 7, 2015 | Reply

    • I agree it has a little more depth and pleasing to the ear….You should hear the others I found,, well maybe you shouldn’t…welcome….

      Comment by cobbies69 | April 8, 2015 | Reply

  6. Very impressive Knight Tales Gerry … Thanks for sharing This 🙂

    Comment by jakesprinter | April 10, 2015 | Reply

    • Glad you enjoyed, thank you for stopping by Jake.. welcome..

      Comment by cobbies69 | April 11, 2015 | Reply

  7. Thanks for the insight Gerry. I guess it’s difficult getting to the original versions of these old folk tales and songs. I used to enjoy the work of Steeleye Span and Gryphon – some interesting efforts to reproduce traditional songs between them 🙂

    Comment by 2e0mca | April 16, 2015 | Reply

    • There are many versions both in music and lyric. some could be a completely different song but history shows them to be the same. I also like the bands you mentioned and more,, bringing these songs into the modern era.. welcome always…

      Comment by cobbies69 | April 17, 2015 | Reply


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