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Thread #40098   Message #571746
Posted By: Malcolm Douglas
14-Oct-01 - 11:16 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Add: The Scarlet and the Blue
Subject: RE: Lyr Add: SCARLET AND THE BLUE
See also, in the DT:

THE PLOUGHBOY (THE WARWICKSHIRE R.H.A.)  No tune or source named.

THE MERRY PLOUGHBOY  Short parody (Off to Dublin in the Green); no tune or source named.

OFF TO DUBLIN IN THE GREEN  Parody by Dominic Hehan; no tune.

In the Forum:

The Ploughboy-anyone know it?  Contains texts of The Ploughboy / The Warwickshire R.H.A.; The Merry Ploughboy (John J. Blockley); The Scarlet and the Blue (short set noted in 1983 from Roy Last at Stonham, Suffolk); The Scarlet and the Blue/ Jolly Ploughboy (noted in 1982 from Gordon Syrett (b 1887) at Mendlesham Green, Suffolk); The Scarlet and the Blue (apparently John J Blockley's original text); what appears to be an unrelated text beginning There was a rich farmer's daughter; tune in abc format for an unrelated The Ploughboy (the one arranged by Benjamin Britten); link to text and tune for same at Lesley Nelson's site.