Folk Songs from the Southern Highlands - online songbook

Southern Appalachians songs with lyrics, commentary & some sheet music.

Home Main Menu Singing & Playing Order & Order Info Support Search Voucher Codes



Share page  Visit Us On FB


Previous Contents Next
King Henry Fifth's Conquest of France
4. "My master greets you, worthy sir, Ten ton of gold that is due to he,
That you will send him his tribute home, Or in French land you soon will him see." Far laldry lol dalla, for lol de day.
5. "Your master's young and of tender years, Not fltten to come into my degree,
And I will send him three tennis balls, That with them he may learn to play." Far laldry lol dalla, for lol de day.
6. Oh, there returned this lovely page, This lovely page then returned he, And when he came to our gracious king, Low he fell down on his bending knee. Far laldry lol dalla, for lol de day.
7. "What news, what news you brung to me ? What news you brung to me ?"
"No news, no news," says he,
"For with its news you'll never agree."
Far laldry lol dalla, for lol de day.
8. "He says you're young and of tender years, Not fitten to come into his degree;
And he will send you three tennis balls, That with them you may learn to play." Far laldry lol dalla, for lol de day.
9. "Not a married man, Not a widow's son;
Nor a widow's curse shan't go with me." Far laldry lol dalla, for lol de day.
10. And then we marched into French land, With drums and trumps so merrily; And bespeaks the king of France: "Yonder comes proud King Henery." Far laldry lol dalla, for lol de day.
11. The first shot that the Frenchmen gave, They killed our Englishmen so free; We killed ten thousand of the French, And the rest of them they ran away. Far laldry lol dalla, for lol de day.
109







E-Book - An Annotated Compendium of Old Time American Songs by James Alverson III