Waterloo (I) [Laws J2]

DESCRIPTION: The singer is pressed and forced to leave his sweetheart. The new Redcoat serves in Belfast, then is sent to Waterloo, where he loses an arm and a leg. Now he is at least free of the army and due a pension of thirty pounds
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1929 (Greenleaf/Mansfield)
KEYWORDS: war Napoleon
HISTORICAL REFERENCES:
June 18, 1815 - Battle of Waterloo
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
REFERENCES (4 citations):
Laws J2, "Waterloo I"
Greenleaf/Mansfield 81, "Waterloo" (1 text, 1 tune)
Peacock, pp. 1020-1023, "Waterloo" (2 texts, 2 tunes)
DT 815, WATLOOX

Roud #1921
RECORDINGS:
Charlotte Decker, "Waterloo" (on PeacockCDROM) [one verse only]
File: LJ02

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