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Thread #82388   Message #1509438
Posted By: JennyO
25-Jun-05 - 10:15 AM
Thread Name: Cheerful Folk Songs
Subject: RE: Cheerful Folk Songs
What about a cheerful song about death?

Isn't it Grand Boys.

Then there's these:

I Can Hew Boys (and its parody Ike and Hugh)
The Farmer's Toast
Widgegorara Joe
Ugly Dave
Sally Brown
Johnson Girls
Raise 'em
The Merry Ploughboy
Lachlan Tigers
The Apprentice Song
Summer is a'Comin' in
Track Linin' Song
Galway Races
Blaydon Races
The Bonny Black Hare
The Spotted Cow
Bound for South Australia
Jim the Carter Lad
The Jolly Wagoner
Fathom the Bowl
Three Drunken Maidens
The Rambling Rover
Go no more a Rovin' (with you fair maid)
Long Time Ago
Hurrah for the Black Ball Line
No Man's Mama Now
Jug Band Blues
Any Old Iron
What a Mouth
Don't Dilly Dally on the Way
(Going to the fair with) My Old Man
The Holy Ground

.....and that's just for a start.