Good Company

DESCRIPTION: "When I sit by myself," the singer cannot see into the future "but I feel I'm in very good company." Similarly, when he sits with a friend "to fight some great battle of wisdom or mirth," or considers "the meanings and mysteries" of love with his darling
AUTHOR: Charles Mackay (1814-1889) (source: Mackay)
EARLIEST DATE: 1859 (Mackay's _The Collected Songs of Charles Mackay_)
KEYWORDS: love nonballad
FOUND IN: Britain(England(South))
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Williams-Thames, p. 41, "Good Company" (1 text) (also Wiltshire-WSRO Gl 81)
ADDITIONAL: Charles Mackay, The Collected Songs of Charles Mackay (London, 1859 ("Digitized by Google")), p. 308, "Good Company" (1 text)

Roud #1228
NOTES: Williams-Thames: "I am told it was the favourite of the morris dancers in times past." - BS
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File: WT041

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