Down the Road (II)

DESCRIPTION: Singer races his pony Polly for 60 pounds and beats Jones's cob. Jones proposes a rematch and Polly wins again. Soon after this Polly dies and is buried after a sad funeral procession.
AUTHOR: Fred Gilbert (source: Yates, Musical Traditions site _Voice of the People suite_ "Notes - Volume 7" - 1.3.03)
EARLIEST DATE: 1899 (Recorded by Gus Elen, according to Yates, Musical Traditions site _Voice of the People suite_ "Notes - Volume 7" - 1.3.03)
KEYWORDS: burial death funeral racing horse
FOUND IN: Britain(England(West))
Roud #15128
RECORDINGS:
Fred Jordan, "Down the Road" (on Voice07)
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "Creeping Jane" [Laws Q23] (theme)
File: RcDowRd2

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