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Origins: Oh, What a Merry Land Is England

Joe Offer 11 Jul 21 - 03:57 PM
mg 11 Jul 21 - 04:43 PM
GUEST,# 11 Jul 21 - 04:50 PM
Malcolm Storey 11 Jul 21 - 06:10 PM
leeneia 12 Jul 21 - 01:13 PM
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Subject: Origins: Oh, What a Merry Land Is England
From: Joe Offer
Date: 11 Jul 21 - 03:57 PM

Robert Rodriquez sings this often, and I think it has some connection to the Revels shows. Anybody know where it comes from?

OH WHAT A MERRY LAND IS ENGLAND! (DT Lyrics)

Little Jack Horner sat in a corner,
Eating his Christmas pie,
Singing "Oh, what a merry land is England"
He stuck in his thumb and he pulled out a plum
And said "Oh what a good boy am I"
Singing "Oh, what a merry land is England"

cho:
Hail to Britannia, God save the king
These times be good times, else we would not sing.
Hokey Pokey, penny a loaf, taste before you buy
Singing "Oh, what a merry land is England"

Old Mrs. Hubbard went to the cupboard
To get her daughter a dress.
Singing "Oh, what a merry land is England"
But when she got there, the cupboard was bare
And so was the daughter, I guess
Singing "Oh, what a merry land is England"

Little Bo-Peep has lost her sheep
And doesn't know where to find 'em
Singing "Oh, what a merry land is England"
Leave 'em alone and they'll come home
Dragging their tails behind 'em
Singing "Oh, what a merry land is England"

@English @kids
recorded by Irene and Tony Saletan
filename[ MERRYLND
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Subject: RE: Origins: Oh, What a Merry Land Is England
From: mg
Date: 11 Jul 21 - 04:43 PM

we sang it in girl scout camp but would have to come up with a nursery rhyme to fit in.
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Subject: RE: Origins: Oh, What a Merry Land Is England
From: GUEST,#
Date: 11 Jul 21 - 04:50 PM

Irene and Tony Saletan singing it on YouTube where it is called "Hail to Britannia."

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M5-6y6ZJsRU


Below is a 35 sec sound clip from Margaret MacArthur with some different lyrics.

http://explore.vermontfolklifecenter.org/digital-archive/collections/items/show/1113


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Subject: RE: Origins: Oh, What a Merry Land Is England
From: Malcolm Storey
Date: 11 Jul 21 - 06:10 PM

Not any more.
England lose on penalties.
Does this mean we are back to normal?


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Subject: RE: Origins: Oh, What a Merry Land Is England
From: leeneia
Date: 12 Jul 21 - 01:13 PM

Whenever I hear the phrase 'Merry England', I think of this passage from 'Wind in the Willows.'

"The gaoler nodded grimly, laying his withered hand on the shoulder of the miserable Toad. The rusty key creaked in the lock, the great door clanged behind them; and Toad was a helpless prisoner in the remotest dungeon of the best-guarded keep of the stoutest castle in all the length and breadth of Merry England."


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