Balloon Flew Ov'er 'Ampton Town, A

DESCRIPTION: "WHen the balloon flew o'er 'Ampton Town, The wofflers they did staer, They thowt is was a coel boat A-flying through the aer. To trew it is unto the time, So trew it is I owun, GOing to fetch a load of line To build a sun and meun."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1978 (Raven)
KEYWORDS: technology humorous
FOUND IN: Britain(England(West))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
ADDITIONAL: Jon Raven, _The Urban and Industrial Songs of the Black Country and Birmingham_, Broadside, 1977, p. 217, "A Balloon Flew O'er 'Ampton Town" (1 short text, 1 tune)
Roud #23407
ALTERNATE TITLES:
When the Balloon Flew Over
File: JRUI217

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