Country Hirings

DESCRIPTION: "Come all you bloomng country lads and listen unto me." They are told, "Servant men stand up for your wages When to the hirings you do go." The farmers and their families live well while the hired servants endure poor conditions. It is time for change
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1977 (Raven)
KEYWORDS: farming hardtimes money commerce clothes
FOUND IN: Britain(England(West))
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Palmer-ThePainfulPlow, #4, "Country Hirings" (1 text, 1 tune)
ADDITIONAL: Jon Raven, _The Urban and Industrial Songs of the Black Country and Birmingham_, Broadside, 1977, pp. 33-34, "Country Hirings" (1 text)

Roud #12510
File: JRUI033

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