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Folk Song Information

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Book TitleAuthorDateNotes
Song TitleHome to dinner
Roud No.1339
Collected FromBradshaw, William
LocationBibury
CountyGloucestershire
Collected ByWilliams, Alfred
Alternative Title
Tune
Date
Source PrimaryWSRO: 2598/36 Packet 2 - Gloucestershire: Williams, A: MS collection No Gl 55
Source SecondaryWilts and Gloucestershire Standard, 20th May, 1916, p 3, Part 31, No. 11: Williams, A: Folk songs of the upper Thames, 1923, p 303
Recording
 
Song Lyrics
Verse 1

Home to dinner, home to dinner,
There's the bell, there's the bell;
Bacon and potatoes, bacon and potatoes,
Ding don't dell, ding dong dell.
 
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Notes
Williams, Alfred: Ms / WGS: 'Old catch, formerly well known at Bibury, words of William Bradshaw, Bibury.'

Williams, Alfred: FSUT: 'Catch, formerly well known at Bibury.'

Transcribed and edited by Chris Wildridge, 2010.

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