Russian Bear, The

DESCRIPTION: "The French he cries ye British rise Along with us prepare And go and help the gallant Turk To hunt the Russian bear." "The bear he is a sulky brute, And naething will he eat Unless he gets some Turkish wings, He likes a dainty treat"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1907 (GreigDuncan1)
KEYWORDS: war Russia nonballad animal
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan1 156, "The Russian Bear" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #5826
NOTES: The description is all of the GreigDuncan1 text. The song refers to the Crimean War. - BS
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File: GrD1156

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