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Cakes and Ale(Catch)

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Cakes and Ale (Catch)

Cakes and Ale (Catch)

(1)     I gave her cakes and I gave her ale
        I gave her sack and cherry
        I kissed her once and I kissed her twice
        And we were wanderers merry

(2)     I gave her beads and bracelets fine
        And I gave her gold down derry
        I thought she was a-feared when she struck my beard
        And we were wanderers merry

(3)     Merry me hearts, merry me cocks, merry me sprites
        Merry, merry, merry, merry, merry me hay down derry
        I kissed her once and I kissed her twice
        And we were wanderers merry

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A catch by Henry Purcell
recorded by the Silly Sisters (June Tabor & Maddy Prior) on
"No more To The Dance" (1988)

MJ
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