Roving Heckler Lad, The
DESCRIPTION: "I am a roving heckler lad" and "travel the world all over." Health to hecklers "in the room that my love's in."
EARLIEST DATE: 1891 (Kidson-Tunes)
KEYWORDS: weaving rambling love
FOUND IN: Britain(England(North))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Kidson-Tunes, pp. 146-147, "The Roving Heckler Lad" (1 fragment, 1 tune)
NOTES [26 words]: Kidson-Tunes: "In the days of handloom weaving, a 'Heckler,' or 'Hackler,' was a man who heckled flax to make it ready for the distaff or spinning wheel." - BS
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