Folksongs

Bobby Shafto

“Bobby Shafto” is an English folk song and nursery rhyme, mostly associated with Robert Shafto, a British Member of Parliament for County Durham (elected in 1730) who used this song in his election campaign. In …

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Billy Boy

Original from 19th century England, “Billy Boy” is a traditional nursery rhyme and folk song, popular in America. The song is probably a version of Lord Randall, and it was first known as Willie Lad …

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