Hang Me, Oh Hang Me

Hang Me, Oh Hang Me Traditional | Roud 3416, MFH 248, Laws dE43, Ballad Index R146 Lyrics: Hang me, oh, hang me, I’ll be dead and goneHang me, oh, hang me, I’ll be dead and goneI wouldn’t mind the hangin’, but, the layin’ in the grave so...

Billy the Kid

Billy the Kid Andrew Jenkins & Irene Spain, 1927 | Roud 5097, Ballad Index LoF202 Lyrics: No man in the West ever won such renownAs young Billy Bonney of Santa Fe townOf all the wild outlaws that met a bad endNone so quick with a pistol or true to a friend When...

Bury Me Beneath the Willow

Bury Me Beneath the Willow Traditional | Roud 410,┬áBallad Index R747 Lyrics: Tonight I’m sad my heart is lonesomeFor the only one I loveWhen will I see her, oh no neverTill we meet in heaven above So bury me beneath the willowUnder the weeping willow treeSo she...

Peg and Awl

Peg and Awl Traditional | Roud 4619,┬áBallad Index LoF144 Lyrics: In eighteen hundred one, peg and awlIn eighteen hundred one, peg and awlIn eighteen hundred one, peggin’ shoes was all I’d doneI’m gonna lay me down my awl, my peg and awl In eighteen...

Paddy Doyle’s Boots

Paddy Doyle(‘s Boots) Traditional, c. 1909 | Roud 4695, Child 84, Ballad Index Doe010, Henry H53c Lyrics: To me way, hey, hey, EEYYUAGH!We’ll pay Paddy Doyle for his boots To me way, hey, hey, EEYYUAGH!We’ll all throw muck at the cook To me way, hey,...