Mowing Match Song

DESCRIPTION: "Come all ye jovial mowing lads Who have been up aloft To see that famous mowing match 'At were mown at Brimmy Croft." Curly and Tom compete to see who is the better mower. The ill-planned contest goes undecided, to Curly's great displeasure
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1952 (Palmer); the text refers to what may be a 1912 version
KEYWORDS: farming contest
HISTORICAL REFERENCES:
1842 - the Brimmy Croft mowing contest
FOUND IN: Britain(England(North))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Palmer-ECS, #121, "Mowing Match Song" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #1143
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "The Nutting GIrl" (tune)
File: PECS121

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