Remember the Poor

DESCRIPTION: "Cold winter is coming with his keen cutting breath...." With the fields barren and the cold coming on, the listeners are urged to remember the poor. This is urged both because the listeners have something to spare and because it is the Christian thing
AUTHOR: Words: John Fielding / Music: H. T. Dyring (source: broadside LOCSheet, sm1877 01347)
EARLIEST DATE: 1812 (The Ulverston New Poetical Miscellany)
KEYWORDS: poverty help religious nonballad
FOUND IN: Britain(England(North,South)) US(SE)
REFERENCES (5 citations):
Wiltshire-WSRO Mi 720, "That's the Time to Remember the Poor" (1 text)
Kidson-Tunes, pp. 170-171, "Time to Remember the Poor" (1 text, 1 tune)
Warner 161, "The Snow Is on the Ground" (1 field text plus a songster version, 1 tune)
WolfAmericanSongSheets, #1993, p. 134, "Remember the Poor" (1 references
ADDITIONAL: The Ulverston New Poetical Miscellany: Containing a Selection of the Most Fashionable Songs, with Many Originals, Not Inserted in Ashburner's Vocal and Poetic Repository, G. Ashburner, Ulverston, 1812 (available on Google Books), p. 31, "A Winter Song" (1 text)

ST Wa161 (Partial)
Roud #1121
BROADSIDES:
Harding B 11(843), "Remember the Poor," Angus (Newcastle), 1774-1825
LOCSheet, sm1877 01347, "Always Remember the Poor", [publisher illegible] (Jersey City), 1877
Murray, Mu23-y1:079, "Remember the Pooor," James Lindsay (Glasgow), 19C

ALTERNATE TITLES:
Cold Winter is Coming
NOTES: According to the broadside in WolfAmericanSongSheets, this was "sung by Mr. T. Bryan, with unbounded applause." - RBW
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