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Wife of ushers well
Real old English tune, nice version though there are many, and lots sung without any instrument At all which is the best way to hear these.
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The story behind the tune is that  she summoned her sons back from beyond death, for one night only, the mother who did the summomning being a witch. Hope you find it in teresting. Most old English tunes are steeped in folk lore.

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@stringy -

Haven't heard that one! 

Found printable sheet music, with lyrics here: https://www.8notes.com/scores/6751.asp

Thanks for sharing another great tune!

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Nice tune & interesting tale smile

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Steeleye span did a diferent version but equally as good, I dont know which one was the original.

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