Robbers' Retreat, The


DESCRIPTION: "Come fill up your glasses and let us be merry, For to rob bags of plunder it is our intent.... Then away, then away... To those caves in yonder mountains where the Robbers retreat.... Stand, stand and deliver, It is our watch-cry."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1956 (Gundry-CanowKernow-SongsDancesFromCornwall)
KEYWORDS: robbery drink
FOUND IN: Britain(England(West))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Gundry-CanowKernow-SongsDancesFromCornwall, p. 60, "The Robbers' Retreat - The Cadgwith Anthem" (1 short text,1 tune)
Roud #3314
File: Gund060

Go to the Ballad Search form
Go to the Ballad Index Song List

Go to the Ballad Index Instructions
Go to the Ballad Index Bibliography or Discography

The Ballad Index Copyright 2021 by Robert B. Waltz and David G. Engle.