The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #36510 Message #3914740
Posted By: Steve Gardham
02-Apr-18 - 02:33 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Soldier and the Sailor (Soldier's Prayer)
Subject: RE: Origins: Soldier and the Sailor (Soldier's Prayer)
Sharp collected a version of TM&F and there is a short 4-verse oral version in the John Bell Song Collection from Northumberland, written down c1810-20. It has the first 3 stanzas of the broadside in a shunted form and the 'brewers' stanza.