On our way to work today, Miss Pod randomly chirped up with Carole King's "The Snow Queen." It's a pretty intriguing song, moving from Andersen's heartless, scornful Queen; to the girl in school who won't let any of the boys near her; and ending up somewhere in "La Belle Dame Sans Merci" territory, all set to to a sixties jazz-waltz beat.
What other songs have been tilled from our field? The only one I can think of offhand is "Charlotte's Web" ("Now I'm the one who's caught in . . .") by the Statler Brothers.