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Crow-Clapping Song

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Performer: Chidlaw, Richard
Place Collected: Cheltenham
Date collected: 1980
Collector: Davies, Gwilym
Roud Number: 1730

This is more of a chant than a song, and versions of it have been found in many places in England. Mr Chidlaw learnt this song from Mr N H K Pilsworth who in turn learnt it from his father Bill Pilsworth who had sung it in the fields of Petty France and Badminton as his first job.

Notes by Gwilym Davies 20 May 2015