Jolly Ranger, The

DESCRIPTION: "I am a jovial/jolly ranger, I fear no kind of danger, To sorrow I'm a stranger, And so let mirth abound." The singer recalls leaving home and going to London, where he was treated as a bumpkin. He visited other towns. Now he is home and intends to stay
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1893 (Broadwood)
KEYWORDS: home travel rambling rejection
FOUND IN: Britain(England(South))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
BroadwoodCarols, pp. 100-101, "Travel the Country Round" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #1067
The Jovial Ranger
File: LEBC100

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