“The Harvest Home”


"Come, ye jolly lads and lasses, Ranting round in pleasure's ring... Blythe and merry we hae been, Blythe and merry let us be." The workers are not gathered to gain "warldly gear" but to celebrate now that the harvest is over


  1. Ord, pp. 272-273, "The Harvest Home" (1 text)
  2. Roud #5595
  3. BI, Ord272


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1930 (Ord)
Keywords: work music party
Found in: Britain(Scotland)