New-Fashioned Farmer, The

DESCRIPTION: "Good people all, I pray attend, And listen to my story, How the farmers used to live In our native country." Farmers used to wear long coats and ride old horses, but now they ride fine geldings. In many other ways they have become fancy and "up-to-date."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1904 (Vaughan Williams collection)
KEYWORDS: farming horse work hardtimes
FOUND IN: Britain(England(South))
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Palmer-ECS, #27, "The New-Fashioned Farmer" (1 composite text, 1 tune)
Palmer-Painful, #3, "The New-Fashioned Farmer" (1 text, 1 tune)

Roud #1476
cf. "The Good Old Days of Adam and Eve" (theme) and references there
File: PECS027

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