Pub Songs and Other Lore, 1971  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Pub Songs and Other Lore
1971 (inclusive)
0.03 linear feet
Collection Number
Shelley J. Lewis was a student of folklore at the University of Oregon. This collection includes an essay and fieldwork documentation relating to this student's folklore fieldwork project.
University of Oregon, Archives of Northwest Folklore
1287 University of Oregon
Eugene, Oregon
Telephone: 541-346-3925
Access Restrictions

Collection is open for access in accordance with Archives of Northwest Folklore policy.

Publication of this finding aid was supported in whole or part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by Oregon State Library.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Collection includes project release form signed by the collector.

Restrictions on Use

Collection is open for use in accordance with Archives of Northwest Folklore policy.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Master sheetReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

EssayReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Folklore textsReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Container(s) Description
Folk song: English Pub Songs (by first line)
"Oh dear what can the matter be" (parody)
"I'm Berlington Bertie, I ride things at 10: 30"
"And when I die, don't bury me at all"
"When I was outside a lunatic asylum one day"
"I've been married now for forty years"
"My oId man said follow the van"
"It's the rich that gets the pleasures"
"Pop goes the Weasel" -explanation of song
"I'm Henry the VIII I am, I am"
Poetry and rhyme: Children's rhymes - British
"Oranges and lemons say the Bells of St. Clemens"
"Georgie Porgy Puddin' and pie" - explanation of historical references
"Little Jack Horner who sat in the corner" - explanation of historical references
"Mary, Mary, quite contrary" - explanation of historical references
"Humpty Dumpty" - historical references
Etymology of "South End on Sea" (England)
Local legend" - area of Penzance in England
Folk speech - Cockney speech
Rhymed phrases: "tit for tat", "Where's me strife .."
"Fisherman's water..."
Joke Narrative: memorat from an English Pub
Account of lady dressing as pregnant woman in order to get Guiness Stout when it was scarce and only available to pregnant women

Interview transcriptReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Sound recordingsReturn to Top

Description Dates
T01_1971_221: Shelley J. Lewis Interview sound recording
1.0 sound tape reel (analog)
7 inches
7 inches
Sound recordings in this collection are available as digital audio files in the archives.

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • children's poetry
  • drinking songs
  • English
  • Personal narratives
  • Pub clientele (owners)
  • Songs
  • Sound recordings
  • Personal Names :
  • Winterman, Harold
  • Winterman, Heddy
  • Geographical Names :
  • England
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Fieldwork project