Brisk Young Plougboy, The

DESCRIPTION: "Come all you jolly ploughboys, come listen to my lays... I'll sing the ploughboy's praise." Early in the morning, he cares for his team, then sets out to plow. The farmer feeds them well for their work. The corn is growing and all celebrate
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1843 (Broadwood, Old English Songs, according to Palmer)
KEYWORDS: farming food horse nonballad
FOUND IN: Britain(England(South))
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Palmer-EnglishCountrySongbook, #4, "The Ploughboy" (1 text, 1 tune)
Copper-ASongForEverySeason, pp. 200-201, "Brisk Young Ploughboy" (1 text, 1 tune)

Roud #1205
File: PECS004

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