Maypole Song, The

DESCRIPTION: "Come, lads and lasses, take leave of your dads, And away to the maypole hie, For every he has got him a she, And the minstrel's standing by." "Begin," says Hall; "Aye, aye," says Mall. The youths call for dances and exchange remarks
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1671 (_Westminster Drollery_)
KEYWORDS: dancing courting music dialog
FOUND IN: Britain(England)
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Dixon-Peasantry, Song #11, pp. 184-187,246, "The Rural Dance about the May-pole" (1 text)
Bell-Combined, pp. 384-386, "The Rural Dance About the May-Pole" (1 text)
ADDITIONAL: J. Woodfall Ebsworth, editor, Westminster Drolleries Both Parts of 1671, 1672 (Boston, 1875 ( Digitized by Google )), pp. 80-84, The Rurall Dance about the May-pole (1 text)

ST BeCo284 (Partial)
Roud #22885
File: BeCo284

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