Lord Randal my son

 

Verse 1

Where have you been all day Henry my son?
Where have you been all day my beloved one?
Fields dear mother,
Fields dear mother,
O make my bed for I've pains in my head and I want to lie down.

Verse 2

What did you have to eat Henry my son?
What did you have to eat my beloved one?
Snakes dear mother,
Snakes dear mother,
O make my bed for I've pains in my head and I want to lie down.

Verse 3

What colour where the snakes Henry my son?
What colour where the snakes my beloved one?
Green and yellow,
Green and yellow,
O make my bed for I've pains in my head and I want to lie down.

Verse 4

How shall I make your bed Henry my son?
How shall I make your bed my beloved one?
Long and narrow,
Long and narrow,
O make my bed for I've pains in my head and I want to lie down.

Verse 5

Where shall I make your bed Henry my son?
Where shall I make your bed my beloved one?
In the Church-yard,
In the Church-yard,
O make my bed for I've pains in my head and I want to lie down.