All Around My Hat Lyrics

Steeleye Span

credits


publisher: ©Peermusic Publishing, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Tim Hart, Robert Johnson, Rick Kemp, Peter Knight, Nigel Pegrum, Maddy Prior
album: Track 7 in album All Around My Hat
release date: 1975-10
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genres: Rock Folk, World, & Country
styles: Folk Rock/Prog Rock
length: 4:08
producer: Mike Batt
drums: Nigel Pegrum
vocal: Maddy Prior
bass: Rick Kemp
background vocals: Tim Hart, Peter Knight and Bob Johnson
guitar: Tim Hart and Bob Johnson
mandolin: Peter Knight
fiddle: Peter Knight
writer: Maddy Prior, Bob Johnson, Peter Knight, Tim Hart, Rick Kemp

Album Information

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

Cover Art

Steeleye Span All Around My Hat cover art

Lyrics

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All around my hat I will wear the green willow
All around my hat for a twelve-month and a day
And if anyone should ask me the reason why I'm wearing it
It's all for my true love who's far far away

Fare thee well cold winter and fare thee well cold frost
Nothing have I gained but my own true love I've lost
I'll sing and I'll be merry when occasion I do see
He's a false deluding young man, let him go farewell he

The other night he brought me a fine diamond ring
But he thought to have deprived me of a far better thing
But I being careful like lovers ought to be
He's a false deluding young man, let him go farewell he

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Track Listing


12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Black Jack Davy
  • 2 Hard Times of Old England
  • 3 Cadgwith Anthem
  • 4 Sum Waves (tunes)
  • 5 The Wife of Ushers Well
  • 6 Gamble Gold (Robin Hood)
  • 7 All Around My Hat
  • 8 Dance With Me
  • 9 Bachelors Hall