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An Awhesyth



Awhesyth, An / The Lark In The Morning / Pretty Ploughboy Words English, Cornish REFERENCES

Baring Gould

Faircopy MSS in Plymouth Library

Folk Songs Of the West MSS CXLVI

Baring Gould

Folk songs And Ballads of the West p 70 + p72

2 versions taken down from Samuel Gilbert, for 52 years landlord of the Falcon Inn at Mawgan in Pydar, aged 81, 1891

Davey ,M

Hengan, Dyllansow Truran, Redruth, 1983, (see bibliography). p12, 25 NOTES

30 plus publications are known to exist which include this song

Words much the same as those collected by Baring Gould but quite different tunes.

Eg

Barrett: English Folk Songs (late 18th Century) p46

Frank Kidson collected this version in Yorkshire. Thought to have been used at one stage by Robert Burns

Also collected by Vaughan Williams in Essex

Broadside Ballad by Watta, Lane End (68)

Paul at BM12621,k4; vol 1 p 379 click here to play the midi file click here for the noteworthy file