Jone o' Greenfield's Ramble

DESCRIPTION: "Says Jone to his wife, on a hot summer's day, I'm resolved i' Greenfield no longer to stay." He intends to go to "Owdham" and be a soldier and fight the French. Husband and wife and others discuss their poverty; he bids farewell
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1846 (Dixon-Peasantry)
KEYWORDS: husband wife separation soldier hardtimes
FOUND IN: Britain(England)
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Dixon-Peasantry, Song #27, pp. 216-218,250, "Jone o' Greenfield's Ramble" (1 text)
Bell-Combined, pp. 432-434, "Jone o' Greenfield's Ramble" (1 text)
DallasCruel, pp. 21-23, "John of Greenfield" (1 text, 1 tune)

ST BeCo432 (Partial)
Roud #1460
File: BeCo432

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