King Roger

DESCRIPTION: "'Twas but t'other night after dark'ning, we sat o'er a blazing turf fire." Little Roger wishes he were a king. The singer asks what he would do as king. He wants good food, victory over France, an end to work -- and forgets it when he burns his finger
AUTHOR: Words: Robert Anderson (1770-1833), according to VaughanWilliams/Palmer
EARLIEST DATE: 1808 (Anderson)
KEYWORDS: humorous royalty food commerce war animal dog clergy clothes money
FOUND IN: Britain(England(North))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
VaughanWilliams/Palmer, #11, "King Roger" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #1535
File: VWP011

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