DESCRIPTION: "We all are jolly shearers, and we like it very well." Health to our master, prosperity to his flock, and the shearers, and the man that winds the yarn. "We kiss the girls wherever we go and our wives at other times"
EARLIEST DATE: 1923 (Williams-Thames)
KEYWORDS: farming drink nonballad sheep
FOUND IN: Britain(England(South))
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Williams-Thames, p. 39, "Shearer's Song" (1 text) (also Wiltshire-WSRO Wt 468)
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