First of May, The (Garland Day)

DESCRIPTION: "The first of May is Garland Day, so please remember the Garland, We only come but once a year, So please remember the garland."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1974 (Porter)
KEYWORDS: nonballad
FOUND IN: Britain(England(Lond))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
ADDITIONAL: Enid Porter, _The Folklore of East Anglia_, Batsford, 1974, p. 62, "(no title)" (1 text)
Roud #305
NOTES [23 words]: Roud lumps this with the May Day Carol. The only thing they have in common is being sung on the first of May. Not enough reason for me. - RBW
Last updated in version 4.2
File: EP1stMay

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