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A Panorama of Industrial Folk Music. Lloyd wrote in the original album's sleeve notes:. Perhaps because the words are at once good-natured to fellow-workers and cheeky to the master, The Doffing Mistress has a firm hold on the imagination of young mill girls. It seems to have originated in the linen-mills of Northern Ireland but has since spread to textile workers elsewhere. The form easily allows for improvised words and many local verses are attached to the tune. Lloyd commented in the album's sleeve notes:. The national anthem of the Belfast textile mills. The latter album's notes said:. The Doffing Mistress oversaw the young factory girls in the spinning sheds as the changed doffed the bobbins, ready to be sent to the weavers. The revolution in technology brought with it new songs that reflected a different world from the pastoral songs of an earlier time and have a vibrant energy and positive outlook in this case, that we do not usually associate with factories. He commented in the Brass Monkey's album sleeve notes:. The former is a courting song from the lovely County Derry singer, Eddie Butcher, and the latter a song from the weaving mills which Anne Briggs used to sing in the The upshot of this was that she could stand up straight, something which doffers, bent double as they were all their working lives, found difficult to do. Maddy Prior commented in the liner notes:. I will have first heard this from either Frankie Armstrong or Anne Briggs back in the s. I had always assumed it was from Lancashire, but it seems it is from Ulster. The job itself is part of the spinning process. Sarah [Matthews] learnt this from the singing of Corinne Male. The song is based around the Doffers of the linen...
May 27, - Perhaps because the words are at once good-natured to fellow-workers and cheeky to the master, The Doffing Mistress has a firm hold on the. [G D Em B] Chords for Maddy Prior (with June Tabor) - Doffing Mistress (Live) with capo tuner, play along with guitar, piano & ukulele. O do you know her, or do you not. This new doffin' mistress we have got? Elsie Thompson it is her name. And she helps her doffers at every frame. Oh do you.