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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

Recordings
'How the world wags – Social Music for a 17th-century Englishman' (CDH55013)
How the world wags – Social Music for a 17th-century Englishman
MP3 £4.99FLAC £4.99ALAC £4.99Buy by post £5.50 CDH55013  Helios (Hyperion's budget label)  
Details
Track 12 on CDH55013 [3'16] Helios (Hyperion's budget label)

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

Track-specific metadata
Details 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
Hyperion usage
  1. How the world wags Social Music for a 17th-century Englishman (CDA66008)
    Disc 1 Track 12
    Release date: January 1988
    Deletion date: May 1999
    Superseded by CDH55013
  2. How the world wags Social Music for a 17th-century Englishman (CDH55013)
    Disc 1 Track 12
    Release date: May 1999
    Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
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