On a dream (Joseph Baildon)
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Title: On a dream
Composer: Joseph Baildon
First published: 1763
Lyrics: Anon, probably the composer
Description: This catch won Baildon a Catch Club prize medal in 1763.
Original text and translations
"When is it best?" said John to Joan
"At night, at morning, or at noon?".
"Why faith," quoth Joan, "to tell thee right,
I like it morning, noon and night".