The Carter Family - Wildwood Flower, is a variant of the song “I'll Twine 'Mid the Ringlets” published in 1860 by composer Joseph Philbrick Webster, who wrote the music, with lyrics attributed to Maud Irving. Other versions of the song have evolved, such as “The Pale Amaranthus” (collected in Kentucky and North Carolina, reported in 1911), “Raven Black Hair” and “The Pale Wildwood Flower” (collected between 1915 and 1919) and “The Wild Wood Flower Frail ".
A.P. Carter recorded “Wildwood Flower” as his own after the recording of The Carter...
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