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The Jumper Song

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Alternative title: All the Girls are Busy Knitting Jumpers

Place Collected: Bibury
Date collected: 1962
Collector: Duddridge, Peter

This music hall song was written as “All the Girls are Busy Knitting Jumpers” by Robert Weston and Bert Lee in 1920 to fit in with the ‘jumper craze of the 1920s’. From there it found its way into oral tradition.

Notes by Gwilym Davies 30 May 2015