EBBA 20190

 
[Rocke the cradle Iohn, or / ] Children after the rate of 24 in a yeare, / Thats 2 euery month as plaine doth appeare, / Let no man at this strang story wonder.
Date Published 1635?
Author Lawrence Price
Standard Tune
Imprint London, Printed for E. B.
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Collection Magdalene College - Pepys
Pages 1.404, 1.405
Location Pepys Library
Shelfmark Pepys Ballads 1.404-405
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 Part 1Part 2
Title[Rocke the cradle Iohn, or / ] Children after the rate of 24 in a yeare, / Thats 2 euery month as plaine doth appeare, / Let no man at this strang story wonder.The second part.
Tune ImprintIt goes to the tune, of Over and Under.To the same tune.
First LinesTHere was a country gallant, / that wasted had his tallent,IN the morning if I thee desire, / thou must rise vp and make a fire,
RefrainRocke the Cradle, rocke the Cradle, / rocke the Cradle Iohn, / Ther's many a man rockes the cradle, / when the childs none of his owne. [with variations; not final stanza]Rocke the cradle, &c.
Album Page1/2 sheet folio, originally left part, 276 x 1531/2 sheet folio, originally right part, 275 x 155
Conditioncropped top edge, creased, uneven inkingcropped right edge, damaged surface
Ornamentcast fleuronscast fleurons