Rosebud in June Song Lyrics

Steeleye Span

Steeleye Span Below the Salt cover art
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It's a rosebud in June and the violets in full bloom,
And the small birds are singing love songs on each spray.

(chorus)
We'll pipe and we'll sing love,
We'll dance in a ring love,
When each lad takes his lass
All on the green grass,
And it's oh to plough where the fat oxen graze low,
And the lads and the lasses do sheep shearing go.

(chorus)

When we have all sheared our jolly, jolly sheep,
What joy can be greater than to talk of their increase.

Track Listing


12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Spotted Cow
  • 2 Rosebud in June
  • 3 Jigs: The Bride's Favorite, Tansey's Fancy
  • 4 Sheep-Crook and Black Dog
  • 5 Royal Forester
  • 6 King Henry
  • 7 Gaudete
  • 8 John Barleycorn
  • 9 Saucy Sailor


  • credits


    album: Track 2 in album Below the Salt
    release date: 1972
    popularity : 70 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock Folk, World, & Country
    styles: Folk Rock
    length: 3:42

    Album Information

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