EBBA ID: 21744

Magdalene College - Pepys 4.80
Recording Information
Ballad Title Nothing like to a good Wife: / Let a Man consider to the end, / A Loving Wife is his best Friend; / In sickness and in health I say, / She will stick to him night and day, / Oh a Loving Wife, I say give me, / And let all Light Huswifes Carted be: / There's never no Man by them gets good / If things be rightly understood: / Unwholsome Ware, I say they be / An Honest Wife of ones One, for my Money.
Tune Imprint To the Tune of, The Country Farmer.
Standard Tune Title King James's Jig; The Country Farmer
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