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Wassail Song (Tresham)

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Performer: Chidlaw, Richard
Place Collected: Cheltenham
Date collected: 1980 (Oct)
Collector: Davies, Gwilym
Roud Number: 209

Grannie Frankcom (photo R Chidlaw)

This is the first wassail song that Richard Chidlaw collected and learnt.  His informant was ‘Grannie’ Frankcom from Leighterton.  The song is sung regularly every year by the Waterley Bottom Mummers, of whom Richard is a member.

Notes by Gwilym Davies 12 March 2016