Dear Meal's Cheap Again, The
DESCRIPTION: "The dear meal's cheap again, The dear meal's cheap again, The dear meal on Donside's at ten pence the peck again"
EARLIEST DATE: 1907 (Greig/Duncan8)
KEYWORDS: commerce food nonballad
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Greig/Duncan8 1728, "The Dear Meal's Cheap Again" (2 texts, 2 tunes)
NOTES [38 words]: The current description is all of the Greig/Duncan8 text.
See "A Pig and a Posset o' Whey" for a similar verse. Does this text, or name for the reel, date back to the period after the Napoleonic wars? See "The Ports are Open." - BS
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