Carter's Health, The
DESCRIPTION: "Of all the horses in the merry greenwood The bobtailed mare bears the bells away .... Hey, Ree, Hoo, Gee, But the bobtailed mare bears the bells away"
EARLIEST DATE: 1893 (Broadwood/Maitland-EnglishCountySongs)
KEYWORDS: nonballad horse
FOUND IN: Britain(England(Lond))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Broadwood/Maitland-EnglishCountySongs, p. 142, "The Carter's Health" (1 text, 12 tunes)
NOTES [28 words]: Broadwood/Maitland-EnglishCountySongs: "In the 'Chorus' part, the four names are sung by four of the singers in order, all joining in at 'But the bobtailed mare.'" - BS
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