Black Ram Night Song (When All Our Work Is Done)

DESCRIPTION: "When all our work is done, and all our sheep are shorn, Then home with our Captain to drink the ale that's strong, 'Tis a barrel then of hum-cup, which we calls the Black Ram." The singer bets the Black Ram will make the hearer stagger and fall
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1973 (Simpson)
KEYWORDS: work sheep drink
FOUND IN: Britain(England(South))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
ADDITIONAL: Jacqueline Simpson, _The Folklore of Sussex_, B. T. Batsford, 1973, p. 122, "(When all our work is done, and all our sheep are shorn)" (1 text)
File: Sim122

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