Blackell Murry Neet (Blackwell Merry Night)

DESCRIPTION: "Ay, lad! Sec a murry-neet we've had at Bleckell." The well-dressed folk are there to dance as the fiddle plays. They eat, drink, smoke, sing. The singer wishes health to Johnny Dawtson the clogger and hopes they will meet again
AUTHOR: Words: Robert Anderson (1770-1833), according to Palmer-FolkSongsCollectedBy-Ralph-VaughanWilliams
EARLIEST DATE: 1808 (Anderson)
KEYWORDS: music dancing nonballad food drink
FOUND IN: Britain(England(North))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Palmer-FolkSongsCollectedBy-Ralph-VaughanWilliams, #9, "Blackwell Merry Night")
Roud #1529
File: VWP012

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