Here is the first message in the old discussion on this list
(I know that Master Ivar Battleskald actually posted here via someone regarding the song and I suspect it's in the above discussion)
and my old write up about it
There are a whole bunch of YouTube postings from across the known world with a number of tunes and word changes, because at one time someone asked for versions for a report and a number of folks in different areas made YouTube recordings.
The prosciption at this point seems to be about writing it down not recording it.
--- In SCA_BARDS@yahoogroups.com, tsivia@... wrote:
> I thought I remembered that SOMEONE here had talked to Master Ivan (Ivar?)
> Battleskald, author of "Born on the Listfield" and that he did NOT have a
> particular issue with his song being printed, or NOT printed.
> This topic has yet again kicked up its head on my kingdom's e-list since
> apparently someone found a version of this on ....wait for it...
> No idea who sang it. Posting individual didn't indicate this.
> So. Here we go again bardic-types. Can anyone answer the old "not in
> print", "not on paper", "only to be learnt from person to person" debate
> on this song??
> <<SIGH>> I was pretty sure someone who knew the author had definitively
> answered this in the last year or two.
> TSivia (Ealdormere)