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Alternative title: Little Billy's Wild Woodbines

Performer: Hannis, Reg
Place Collected: Cranham
Date collected: 1975 (20 Jan)
Collector: Davies, Gwilym
Roud Number: 17659

This ditty was Written and composed by Fred J. Barnes & R.P. Weston – 1908 and performed by Billy Williams (1877-1915). Reg almost certainly learnt it from the 78 rpm record.

Notes by Gwilym Davies 30 January 2016