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Lord Marlborough


by Fairport Convention. Buy album CD: Other Songs C - THE


You generals all and champions bold that takes delight in fields
That knocks down churches and castle walls but now to death must yield
We must go and face our daring foes and with a sword and shield
I often fought with my merry men but now to death must yield
I am an Englishman by birth, Lord Marlborough is my name
And I was brought up in London town, a place of noted fame
I was ?beside? by all my men, kings and princes likewise
And then all the towns we took to all the world's surprise
King Charles the Second I did serve to face our foes in France
And at the battle of . . . we boldly did advance
The sun was down, the earth did quake, so loudly did he cry
"Fight on, my boys, for old England's sake, we'll conquer or we'll die"
But now we gain for victory and bravely kept the field
We took great numbers of prisoners and forced them all to yield
That very day my horse got shot, 'twas by a musket ball
And as I mounted up again, my aide-de-camp did fall
Now I on a bed of sickness lie, I am resigned to die
You generals all and champions bold stand true as well as I
"Stand true my lads and ?bright? no man but fight with courage bold"
I led my men through smoke and fire but never ?slight? with gold



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Album: Other Songs C - THE Lyrics
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  1. (come All Ye) Rolling Minstrels
  2. A Sailor's Life
  3. After Halloween
  4. Angel Delight
  5. Big William
  6. Bird On A Wire
  7. Dawn
  8. Eastern Rain
  9. Farewell farewell
  10. Flowers of the Forest
  11. If Stomp
  12. Iron Lion
  13. Jack Orion
  14. John Barleycorn
  15. Lady of Pleasure
  16. Let It Go
  17. Lord Marlborough
  18. Matty groves
  19. Mr Lacey
  20. Night Time Girl
  21. Nottamun Town
  22. Part I
  23. Part Ii
  24. Part Iv
  25. Part Iv (the Sailor's Alphabet)
  26. Part Ix
  27. Part V
  28. Part V (john Lee)
  29. Part Vi
  30. Part Vi (breakfast In Mayfair)
  31. Part Vii
  32. Part Viii
  33. Part X
  34. Part Xi
  35. Part Xi (the Hanging Song)
  36. Pleasure and Pain
  37. Possibly Parsons Green
  38. Restless
  39. Reynard the Fox
  40. Rolling Minstrels
  41. Sickness and Diseases
  42. Sir William Gower
  43. Tale In Hard Time
  44. The Deserter
  45. The Hexhamshire Lass

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