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Lavender%27s Blue by Traditional Songfacts
This is a traditional English song first printed in 1680 under the title "Diddle, Diddle."
Lyss - Riverhead, NY
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Sammy Turner released a version titled 'Lavender Blue' in 1959. It is my alltime favorite song.
Bill - Ft. Myers, , Fl
In Marillion's version (all 2 1/2 minutes of it) Fish claims some children were singing this song, and that it was like a song he wanted to write for his girlfriend.
James - Westchester, England
Marillion's version was simply titled "Lavender".
Dave - Cardiff, Wales
Also the name of a Marillion single in which the chorus borrows from the traditional song.
Andy - Indiana, Pa
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