Rambling Comber, The

DESCRIPTION: "You combers all, both great and small, come listen to my ditty." He is proud to be able to read, drink and fight; his failing is "I love strong beer; I am a rambling comber." He could comb "A dozen of wool," but his clothes are ragged; he seeks a girl
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1916 (Lucy Broadwood collection)
KEYWORDS: work drink clothes
FOUND IN: Britain(England(South))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Palmer-EnglishCountrySongbook, #13, The Rambling Comber" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #1473
File: PECS013

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