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Old Woman Tossed up in a Blanket (Sherborne)

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Source: C. Sharp ms no. 2445 in Vaughan Williams Memorial Library
Performer: Simpson, George
Place Collected: Didcot
Date collected: 25 July 1908
Collector: Sharp, Cecil

Morris tune from Sherborne, Gloucestershire. Although Sharp visited Simpson at Upton, near Didcot, then in Berkshire, now in Oxfordshire, he had previously lived at Sherborne, and was Sharp’s informant for the Sherborne morris dances.

In the linked abc file this is tune number X:10

Old Woman Tossed up in a Blanket See
Thomas Bunting’s song for the words.