Saturday, November 26, 2011

Bury Me Beneath the Willow

I love playing through this book every so often, finding new gems, and being reminded of familiar ones.

My favorite one for today is so sad, but the tune is really lovely.

In Sandburg's version it's the guy who skips out on the wedding and the girl dies.

"How does the tune go," a mountaineer was once asked, "It's sad like."

I'm partial to Chris Thile's version here:






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