On Tuesday, December 22, 1998 at 12:00:00 AM UTC-8, Ronald E. Hontz wrote:
My mama sang it to me too. She was born in 1923 in Arkansas and it was one of my lullabyes, along with Barbara Allen, East Bound Train, little Town of Knoxville. On Baby on the Doorstep, I'd start crying and cry myself to sleep.
I grew up on the desert of California, the wind would howl thru the windows, Mama would sing THAT song. 60 yers later, when I hear the wond howling, I get cold.
Its one of those old tin pan alley songs.
Don't know about Mary on the Moor.