The English Stage Jig ANON. (before 1633): The Black Man, ANON. (before 1656): The Merry Wooing of Robin and Joan, WILL KEMP (by 1595): Singing Simpkin, ANON. (c.1665): The Bloody Battle at Billingsgate, THOMAS JORDAN (c.1614-1685): The Cheaters Cheated.
Catalogue Number: 04K022
Reference: CDA 67754
Description: You'll know this group from such previous albums as "The Musicians of Grope Lane" and "Lusty Songs and Country Dances". Here they offer examples of the "jig", a lewd, frequently libellous musical farce set to popular tunes of the day. Texts included. The City Waites; Lucie Skeaping.