minstrel: Re: song question "The Yew Tree"

mn13189 at WCUVAX1.WCU.EDU mn13189 at WCUVAX1.WCU.EDU
Wed Apr 30 10:13:53 PDT 1997

On Tue, 29 Apr 1997, Brett and Karen Williams wrote:

> Well met, Eogan...
> "..and I thought as I stood and laid hands on your wood that it might be
> a kindness to fell you..."
> According to the liner notes of my black vinyl copy of Battlefield
> Band's "Anthem for the Common Man", side two, track two, "The Yew Tree"
> is very much copyright Brian McNeill, published by Egerton Music and

I suspected that it might be by Brian McNeil because the structure and
style of the song is very similar to his "The Roving Dies Hard."  Thanks
for confirming my suspicions.

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