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Tell Me, Maddy, Why Are You Wearing Green Willow on Your Hat?

Listen to the song, and she'll tell you why. This is an early music video of one of Steeleye Span's hits from the 70s. And darn catchy, too.

by Jon Davis, Published 2017-11-04


Filed under: Video

Related artist(s): Steeleye Span

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