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The Bedford May Carol - The Spinners - English Collection


1976
Label: One-Up - OU 2120,One-Up - OC 054 ◦ 06056 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album • Country: UK • Genre: Folk, World, & Country • Style: Folk
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We've been a-rambling all the night And the best part La Paloma - Los Tres Hernandez - Olé Olé Olé the day And now we are returning back again We have brought you a branch of May. A branch of May, my dear I say And at your door it stands It's nothing but a sprout but it's well budded out By the work of our Lord's hands. Arise, arise, you fair pretty maid And bring your May bush in Or else in the morning if it should be gone You'll say we've never been.

Arise, arise, you fair pretty maid Out of your dozy dream And go down to your dairy house And fetch us a dish of cream. If not a dish of your fresh cream A jug of your brown beer And if we return for to tarry in your town We'll call on you next year. The clock strikes one, it's time to be gone We can no longer Let It Begin - Seed Math - I So God bless you all, both middle great and small And send you a happy May.

Nor has the old sense of ceremonial orgy quite faded; in some continental countries, May Day is at least as boozy and unbuttoned as any Durham Big Meeting Day. The ribaldry persists, though the old sacred reasons no longer apply.

Formerly the peasantry were strong in the belief that the fertilization of plants involved the sexual participation of the grower, and that at seed-time licentiousness is not only permitted but demanded. Phillip Stubbs [ They had their special May songs to sing at every door and, as usual, they expected their ritualistic reward of a bit to eat or the price of a pint.

Lloyd, England f. This used to be seen as the first day of summer, and therefore a time for great celebration. It was the custom for young people to go The Bedford May Carol - The Spinners - English Collection to the woods to collect May Too Marvelous For Words - Frank Sinatra - Songs For Swingin Lovers to decorate the houses and church on May eve 30 April.

Then on May Day there would be feasting and dancing round the Maypole. There were many complaints that the young people got out of hand, and misbehaved [by the 17th century Puritan Philip Stubbes, for one]. Lee, Folksong 6. According to the classic work, The Bedford May Carol - The Spinners - English Collection Leighton Greene's 'The Early English Carol', 'a carol is a song of joy originally accompanying a dance Bedford May Carol Trad We've been a-rambling all the night And the best part of the day And now we are returning back again We have brought you a branch of May A branch of May, my dear I say And at your door it stands It's nothing The Bedford May Carol - The Spinners - English Collection a sprout but it's well budded out By the work of our Lord's hands Arise, arise, you fair pretty maid And bring your May bush in Or else in the morning if it should be gone You'll say we've never been Arise, arise, you fair pretty maid Out of your dozy dream And go down to your dairy house And fetch us a dish of cream If not a dish of your fresh cream A jug of your brown beer And if we return for to tarry in your town We'll call on you next year The clock strikes one, it's time to be gone We can no longer stay So God bless you all, both middle great and small And send you a happy May As sung by The Spinners.

The singing invariably ceases on the evening of the 30th April. Chambers, Book of Days, vol. I, quoted in Palmer, Country f [] The great Labour festival of the modern proletariat is but the continuation, on a new plane, of the springtime processions and revels of working people in ancient times. Lee, Folksong 6 [] The word [carol], from the French 'carole', first appears in English in and only became primarily associated with Christmas songs in the fifteenth century.


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