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The Jolly Barber, or The Barber fitted by a Wanton Miss of the Town

First line:
O Did you not hear of a Barber of late
composer
'The Country Farmer', or 'The King's Jig'
author of text
from Penny Merriments

 
Our own title. This ballad is from Penny Merriments, the huge collection of chapbooks left to Magdalene College by Samuel Pepys. The tune called for is ‘The Country Farmer’, also known as ‘The King’s Jig’.

from notes by Douglas Wootton © 1981

Recordings

How the world wags – Social Music for a 17th-century Englishman
CDH55013

Details

Track 12 on CDH55013 [3'16]

Track-specific metadata for CDH55013 track 12

Artists
ISRC
GB-AJY-81-00812
Duration
3'16
Recording date
8 October 1980
Recording venue
Recording producer
Andrew Keener
Recording engineer
Tony Faulkner
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