DESCRIPTION: "Oh tarry woo' [wool]... is ill to spin, Card it well, oh card it well, card it well ere you begin." Card it, spin it, weave it. Shepherds may go out and dance. Who would be a king when he could be a shepherd?
EARLIEST DATE: 1853 (Scots Musical Museum)
KEYWORDS: sheep shepherd clothes royalty
FOUND IN: Britain(England(North))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Palmer-ECS, #12, "Tarry Woo" (1 text, 1 tune)
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