Folk Song

X:1 T:The British Grenadiers. C:Trad England N:War Song Z:Webmaster K: W:1 Some talk of Alexander, and some of Hercules, W:Of Hector and Lysander, and such great names as these: W:But of all the world's great heroes there's none that can compare, W:With a tow row, row row, row row, row to the British Grenadiers. W: W:2 When e'er we are commanded to storm the palisades, W:Our leaders march with fuses, and we with hand grenades: W:We throw them from the glacis about the enemies' ears, W:Sing tow row, row row, row row, row the British Grenadiers. W: W:3 Then let us fill a bumper, and drink a health to those W:Who carry caps and pouches and wear the looped clothes; W:May they and their commanders live happy all their years. W:With tow row, row row, row row, row for the British Grenadiers % % % % %