A Jug of This: An Introduction to English Folk Music


Folk songs have served as an illustration and illumination of social history. Here, these songs explore love, marriage, and affairs. Hosted by Roy Palmer, co-editor of Folk Music in Schools. He has compiled numerous anthologies of folk songs and street ballads.

  • Hal an Tow
  • May Song
  • Paddy Doyle
  • Goodbye, Fare ye Well
  • Lace Tale
  • Georgie
  • John Blunt
  • Newlyn Town
  • The Copper Lads
  • O, No, John
  • Tavistock Goosey Fair
  • A Jug of This
  • Bushes and Briars
  • Poverty Knock
  • Shoals of Herring
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