Shrove Tuesday Song

DESCRIPTION: "Pat, pat the pan hot, I become a-shroving. A bit of bread, a bit of cheese, That's better than nothing. Eggs and lard and flour's dear, That makes me come shroving here."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1979 (Palmer-ECS)
KEYWORDS: food nonballad request
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Palmer-WCS, #131, "Shrove Tuesday Song" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #1516
NOTES [26 words]: Roud's #1516 includes quite a few Shrove Tuesday/alms songs. It seems to me that this number includes several songs, but it is often hard to separate them. - RBW
Last updated in version 3.7
File: PECS131

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