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The One Cow

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Place Collected: Drybrook
Date collected: 1921 (8 Sep)
Collector: Sharp, Cecil
Roud Number: 13298

This little ditty, with its string of nonsense words, has the hallmark of a short song used for, say, stepdancing. There seems to be a half remembered verse from a wassail song in there. The song is unsurprisingly unique in folk tradition.

Notes by Gwilym Davies 16 June 2015