Two Gypsy Girls, The

DESCRIPTION: Dandling song. Two pretty Gypsy girls, Hat and Kate, go hawking with bundles on their backs and babies at their breasts. The boys sing, "He's a gay old singer/Here comes the galloping major"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1962 or 1966 (collected from Caroline Hughes)
KEYWORDS: hunting humorous nonballad Gypsy
FOUND IN: Britain(England)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
MacSeegTrav 125, "The Two Gypsy Girls" (1 text, 1 tune)
NOTES [12 words]: This seems to be derived from a music-hall song, "The Galloping Major." - PJS
File: McCST125

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