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Fly be on the Turmot and the Jumpers on the Hops, The

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Performer: Russell, Dave
Place Collected: Stonehouse
Date collected: 1980
Collector: Yates, Mike

This is a different song to “The Fly be on the Turmot” and not to be confused with it. The origin is not known but there is a possibility it was sung by Albert Richardson of Kent, who popularised “Buttercup Joe” and “The Old Sow”.

Notes by Gwilym Davies 25 June 2015