DESCRIPTION: "Orange balls, here we are again." the last one to sit is out, or "Orange boys, let the bells ring ... who's the only king" or "... God save the King"
EARLIEST DATE: 1962 (Opie-Game)
KEYWORDS: playparty political
FOUND IN: Britain(England(North,South))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Opie-Game 53, "Orange Balls" (2 texts, 1 tune)
NOTES: Just in case you didn't catch it, this appears to refer to William of Orange and the Glorious Revolution of 1688. I'm surprised this hasn't been collected in Ulster. - RBW
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