The Bonny Black Hare Lyrics

Fairport Convention

credits


publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: . Traditional, Jim Moray
album: Track 9 in album Angel Delight
release date: 1971-6
popularity : 9 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Folk, World, & Country
styles: Folk Rock/Folk
length: 3:05

Album Information

label: Island
country(area): United Kingdom
format: 12" Vinyl
script: Latin

Cover Art

Fairport Convention Angel Delight cover art

Lyrics

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On the fourteenth of May at the dawn of the day
With my gun on my shoulder to the woods I did stray
In search of some game if the weather proved fair
To see could I get a shot at the bonny black hare
Oh, I met a young girl there with her face as a rose
And her skin was as fair as the lily that blows
I says "My fair maiden, why mumble you so?
Can you tell me where the bonny black hare do go?"
Oh, the answer she gave me, her answer was "No
But it's under me apron they say it do go
And if you'll not deceive me I vow and declare
We'll both go together to hunt the bonny black hare"
Well, I laid this girl down with her face to the sky
And I took out my ramrod and my bullets likewise
I says "Lock your legs round me and dig in with your heels

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Track Listing


12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Lord Marlborough
  • 2 Sir William Gower
  • 3 Bridge Over the River Ash
  • 4 Wizard of the Worldly Game
  • 5 The Journeyman's Grace
  • 6 Angel Delight
  • 7 Banks of the Sweet Primroses
  • 8 Instrumental Medley: The Cuckoo's Nest / Hardiman The Fiddler / Papa Stoor
  • 9 The Bonny Black Hare
  • 10 Sickness & Diseases