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Shepherd with his Reed and Fife, The

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Performer: Thomas, Henry
Place Collected: Sodbury
Date collected: 1907 (2 Apr)
Collector: Sharp, Cecil
Roud Number: 1433

This charming pastoral song seems very rare. Versions have appeared in Surrey and Oxfordshire, as well as our Gloucestershire version. Apart from the fact that it sounds like a 19th century composition, nothing more is known about the song.

Notes by Gwilym Davies 10 July 2015