Reynard the Fox

Fairport Convention


publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Bruce Kenneth Rowland, David Pegg, David Eric Swarbrick, Simon Nicol
album: Track 4 in album Tipplers Tales
release date: 1978-5
popularity : 19 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock
styles: Folk Rock
length: 3:02
arranger: Fairport Convention
writer: [traditional]

Album Information

label: Vertigo
country(area): United Kingdom
format: Vinyl
script: Latin

Cover Art

Fairport Convention Tipplers Tales cover art


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Ye gentlemen of high renown, come listen unto me
A story I will tell to you, concerning of a fox
Bold Reynard, being in his hole and hearing of these hounds
"Methinks me hears some jubal hounds a-pressing upon the life
We hunted for four hours or more through parishes sixteen
"Oh, if you'll only spare my life, I promise and fulfil
Bold Reynard, spent and out of breath and treading on this ground
"So here's adieu to ducks and geese, likewise to lambs also"


Track Listing

Vinyl 1
  • 1 Ye Mariners All
  • 2 Three Drunken Maidens
  • 3 Jack O'Rion
  • 4 Reynard the Fox
  • 5 Lady of Pleasure
  • 6 Bankruptured
  • 7 The Widow of Westmorland
  • 8 The Hair of the Dogma
  • 9 As Bitme
  • 10 John Barleycorn