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Alternative title: Isle of Wight, The

Performer: Tandy, Mr.
Place Collected: Winchcombe
Date collected: 1908 (5 Apr)
Collector: Grainger, Percy

This is a rare song which has only been collected in Gloucestershire, although the theme is related to other songs, such as ‘Adieu Sweet Lovely Nancy’ or the various songs concerning woman going away to war, either disguised as a soldier or else as a companion to their lover.  Mr Tandy’s tune is the only one collected for this song.


Notes by Gwilym Davies 16/1/16