Sound of the Drum, The

DESCRIPTION: "In the merry month of May, When bees from flower to flower did hum, Soldiers through the town marched gay, And the villagers ran to the sound of the drum." Cobbler, Tailor, others, leave their tasks to follow the drum; even three old ladies want to join
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1968 (Hamer)
KEYWORDS: soldier music recruiting
FOUND IN: Britain(England(Lond))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Hamer-GarnersGay, p. 48, "The Sound of the Drum" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #1076
File: HaGa048

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