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The Penguin Book of English Folk Songs

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Paperback, 128 pages
Published 1959
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Paul Bryant
Apr 21, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: folk-music
I started home twixt twelve and one. My lover's hand was on the door. Crying Oh my God what have I done.Your waist it is so slender. Your fingers long and small. When first to this country a stranger I came I heard my mother say. I heard my mother say that I was meant for rambling. And I would easy go astray. O mother mother make up my bed. We'll prick the little baby with a silvery pin. Of his needle he made a spear. Of his thimble he made a bell. Look how she floats. She's drowing on the tide. ...more
Eleanor
Now all I need to do is find some friends to drink with then sing these ina lout-ish manner.

In all seriousness though, it's well laid out with a large notes section.
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