Country Life for Me, A

DESCRIPTION: "Here I am as you may see, I'm Yorkshire to backbone." The singer feeds the animals, plows, and declares "A country life for me." The farmer will ignore the scorn of those who don't know the life -- or fight them. He enjoys Martinmas with his chosen girl
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1969 (Gardham)
KEYWORDS: farming work animal food drink courting
FOUND IN: Britain(England(North))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Gardham 9, p. 13, "A Country Life for Me" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #1409
File: Gard009

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