[Bards] The Ultimate Cymry and Western Song
rob at mummersguild.com
Mon Nov 23 08:56:49 PST 2009
-Robert o' the Faire
On Nov 23, 2009, at 10:41 AM, Peter Schorn wrote:
> I heard my good friend Catrin ferch Maelgwyn perform a lovely song at
> Bordermarch Melees this year.
> And many people said it was the Ultimate Cymry and Western song.
> But upon reflection I concluded that it was not the Ultimate Cymry and
> Western song.
> Because it had nothing in it about:
> Drinking mead
> Or your liege-lord
> Or fighting the Saxons
> Or the size of your retinue
> Or the Hounds of Annwn
> So after due consideration I decided to rectify these omissions.
> And with the addition of this final verse, I believe that it is now, indeed,
> the Ultimate Cymry and Western song:
> I'uz drinkin' mead
> The day my liege-lord
> Took on the Saxons,
> So I went
> To meet with him
> At the front;
> But before I could get
> To the battle
> With my re-ti-nue,
> He got swept up
> By the Wild Hunt...
> So I'll stand around as long as you will let me,
> And I never minded singin' in the rain:
> No you don't have to call me Cadfan ap Morgan
> Y'never even called me by my naaaaaammmme!
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