Oxford Ramble

Speed the Plough



A Taste of Ale

Six for Gold

Knock at the Knocker, Ring at the Bell

The Robber Bird

Three Quarter Time

The 25th



Printed Sources

Maud Karpeles (ed.), The Crystal Spring: English Folk Songs collected by Cecil Sharp, OUP, 1975.

As I was going to Banbury

Oxford Ramble track 19

A nonsense song collected by Cecil Sharp, 13th March 1909 from Sister Emma, a nun at the Clewer convent near Windsor, in Berkshire.

Preceded on the CD by Banbury Bill

Watch Video
Husbandman and Servantman / Banbury Bill / As I was going to Banbury
Holywell Music Room, Oxford, 3rd May 1993.