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Place Collected: Wick Rissington
Date collected: 1928 (Oct)
Collector: Albino, H.H.
Roud Number: 23051

This rare song appeared, albeit infrequently, on 19th century broadsides and was published in about 1900 in “The Funniest Songs in the World” by the Australian E W Cole.  Mr Lanchbury’s version is the only one to be recovered from oral tradition.


Notes by Gwilym Davies 6 March 2016