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Here we Come a-Wassailing

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Performer: Bishop, Emily
Place Collected: Bromsberrow Heath
Date collected: 1952 (13 Oct)
Collector: Kennedy, Peter
Roud Number: 209

Although a wassail song and collected in Gloucestershire, Miss Bishop’s wassail song is not part of the Gloucestershire wassail tradition of southern Gloucestershire.  This version is well-known in Yorkshire but generally known throughout England.

Notes by Gwilym Davies 22 July 2015