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Tidi my Chavi

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Performer: Taylor, Joan
Place Collected: Gloucester
Date collected: 1997 (11 March)
Collector: Davies, Gwilym

Songs in Anglo-Romany are very rare, the best known being “Mandi went to puv the Grai” or “Can you Rokka Romany”, so this short ditty is welcome.  It seems to be of recent composition with echoes of the 1927 hit song “My Blue Heaven”.

Notes by Gwilym Davies 12 March 2016