Packington's Pound

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Packington's Pound

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Packington's Pound is an English Broadside Ballad that dates back, roughly, to the last quarter of the 17th century. It is most recognized by its tune, and, in fact, more tunes were set to "Packington's Pound" than ballads named "Packington's Pound." Claude Simpson in "The British Broadside Ballad and its Music" writes: "This [Packington's Pound] is the most popular single tune associated with ballads before 1700." Wikipedia.

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“Packington's Pound,” Execution Ballads, accessed November 26, 2022, https://omeka.cloud.unimelb.edu.au/execution-ballads/items/show/1174.

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