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Book TitleAuthorDateNotes
Song TitleUnquiet grave Music Note (Music Score Available)
Roud No.51
Collected FromPoole, Thomas William
LocationWestbury
CountyWiltshire
Collected ByGardiner, George B
Alternative Title
TuneGardiner, George B
Date
Source PrimaryGeorge B. Gardiner MSS (VWML) Wt 1422
Source SecondaryUnpublished
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Song Lyrics
Verse 1

Cold blows the wind over my true love,
And cold blows the drops of rain,
I never, never had but one true love,
In the greenwoods he was slain.
 
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Notes
Note 1

G B Gardiner - 'Thomas Poole, 70, Westbury Union [workhouse], August, 1909.'

Note 2

The notebook containing the text is missing. The above is from the music manuscript.

Transcribed and edited by Chris Wildridge, 2008

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