“In Days When We Went Gypsying”


"In days when we went gypsing A long time ago, The lads and lasses in their best Were dressed from head to toe." The singer looks back on the gay times of his early life. (He wishes he were back under the old oak tree.)


  1. Huntington-Whalemen, pp. 220-221, "In Days When We Went Gipsying" (1 text)
  2. Roud #1245
  3. BI, SWMS220


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1847 (Journal of William Histed of the Cortes)
Keywords: home travel nonballad
Found in: Britain(England)