|Share page||Visit Us On FB|
These verses appeared in a broadside, a short time after the " massacre of the fifth of March," 1770, as a " new song much in vogue among the friends to arbitary power, and the soldiery at Castle Island," where it was composed, since the troops have evacuated the town of Boston.
CASTLE ISLAND SONG.
You simple Bostonians, I'd have you beware, Of your Liberty Tree, I would have you take care, For if that we chance to return to the town, Your houses and stores will come tumbling down. Derry down, down, hey derry down.