Farmer, farmer, why do you plough

Hymn – Farmer, farmer, why do you plough – Lyrics

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Recording Extract

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  • Tune: Farmer Farmer
  • Meter: Irregular
  • Style: Traditional English
  • Church Year: Harvest
  • Composer: Susan Sayers – arranger: Richard Mark Stephen Irwin
  • Lyricist: Susan Sayers
  • Music and Lyrics Copyright © 1984 Kevin Mayhew Ltd
  • Performance Copyright © 2008 Richard M S Irwin. Certain rights reserved.