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Mice and the Crumbs, The

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Performer: Mills, William
Place Collected: Ablington
Date collected: Between 1913 and 1916
Collector: Williams, Alfred
Roud Number: 21196

These words can be found as a poem entitled The Old Woman and her Cats in Comic Songs by Thomas Hudson (London: Gold and Walton, 1818.  On indication of a tune is given and this is the only version of it to be noted by collectors.  One suspects it was recited rather then sung.

 

Notes by Gwilym Davies 13 April 2016

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