Beau Reynolds The first man I saw was the parson As sad as he could be, He swore he saw Beau Reynolds Go into a hollow tree. cho: With me hip-pip-pip an' me ola Upon that dreaded stream With me ran-tan-tan an' me tivvy tivvy twam An' me glass an' me bugle an' me horn With me juggy juggy jug Fal derol derol derol Right through the woods he's gone. The next man I saw was the ragman His rag-pack in a sack He swore he saw Beau Reynolds Jump over the huntsman's back The last ma I saw was the miller A-grindin' of his mill He swore he saw Beau Reynolds Go over Bunker's hill. From singing of Josef Marais and Miranda(Marais said it was English in origin.RG RG OCT98
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