Twelfth of May, The

DESCRIPTION: "'Tis always on the twelfth of May, We meet and dress so gaily; For tonight will merry be (x3), We'll sing and dance so gaily." "The sun is up and the morn is bright." "Yonder stands a lovely lady." A collection of floating material to celebrate May
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1976 (Palmer); said to be from Morley, c. 1900
KEYWORDS: nonballad floatingverses
FOUND IN: Britain(England(West))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
ADDITIONAL: Roy Palmer, _The Folklore of Warwickshire_, Rowman and Littlefield, 1976, p. 162, "(no title)" (1 text)
cf. "Wheel of Fortune (Dublin City, Spanish Lady)" (floating lyrics)
File: RPFW162

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