Eastend Rocking, The
DESCRIPTION: An Eastend party: "sic caperan and dancing ... was never seen" The partiers are named. Lots of dancing and laughing. Old Hugh's wife packed him off to bed. At parting time they all had a scone and soup and "skailit aw for hame"
AUTHOR: Neil Walker (source: Lyle-Crawfurd2)
EARLIEST DATE: 1828 (Lyle-Crawfurd2)
KEYWORDS: dancing fiddle food music party moniker
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Bord))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Lyle-Crawfurd2 147, "The Eastend Rocking" (1 text)
NOTES: Lyle-Crawfurd2 glossary: "rocking, n, convivial gathering of neighbours" - BS
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