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Gallant Hussar, The

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Performer: West, James
Place Collected: quenington gloucestershire united kingdom
Date collected: Between 1913 and 1916
Collector: Williams, Alfred
Roud Number: 1146

A song which goes back to around 1800 when it appeared in print.  Versions have turned up on both sides of the Atlantic, although not frequently.  A version of the tune was pressed into service as a Morris dance in Bledington, Gloucestershire.


Notes by Gwilym Davies 25 March 2016