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Early to Rise

Early to Rise

Bob Copper,
Early to Rise.
A Sussex Boyhood.
London: William Heinemann, 1976;
ISBN 434 14457 6

Part I—Early to Rise

Containing reminiscences from Bob Copper's boyhood.

Part II—Old Songs from Rottingdean

The songs are referenced by page numbers.

  1. When Shall We Get Married? (Roud 313)
  2. The Fox (Roud 131; G/D 3:499; Henry H38)
  3. Parson and the Sucking Pig (Roud 574; TYG 45)
  4. Corduroy (Roud 1219)
  5. The Echoing Horn (Roud 878)
  6. What's the Life of a Man? (Roud 848)
  7. The Farmer in Cheshire (Roud 2638; Laws L2)
  8. Lord Thomas and Fair Eleanor (Roud 4; Child 73; G/D 2:212)
  9. Bold General Wolfe (Roud 624; Laws A1)
  10. The Battle of Alma (Roud 1221)
  11. The Bold Dragoon (Roud 321; Laws M27)
  12. Thousands or More (Roud 1220)
  13. Old Adam (Roud 728; G/D 7:1269)
  14. Bold Princess Royal (Roud 528; Laws K29; G/D 1:47)
  15. The Mistletoe Bough (Roud 2336)
  16. Wind Across the Moor (Roud 155; Laws P21; G/D 6:1175)
  17. Rose of Allendale (Roud 1218)
  18. Seventeen Come Sunday (Roud 277; Laws O17; G/D 4:791; Henry H152, H793)
  19. The Lawyer Bold (Roud 922)
  20. No John No (Roud 146)
  21. Dick Turpin (Roud 621; Laws L10)
  22. I Wandered By the Brookside (Roud 1418)
  23. The Bailiff's Daughter of Islington (Roud 483; Child 105; G/D 1:168)
  24. Twelve Days of Christmas (Roud 68; G/D 3:637)
  25. Sweep Chimney Sweep (Roud 1217)