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 Region    England
 Genre/Style    English, Morris
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 Book/Manuscript title    Journal of the English Folk Dance and Song Society I
 Tune and/or Page number    82
 Year of publication/Date of MS    
 Title of recording    Rattlebone & Ploughjack
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Island HELP 24
 Year recorded    1973
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BIRDS-A-BUILDING. English, Morris Dance Tune. The dance Birds-a-Building is from Girton, Cambs., When the leader calls “Set!” the dancers bob down momentarily in imitation of birds nesting. The second half of the tune is the same as the 'B' part of "Flowers of Edinburgh." JEFDSS, I, 82.