“The Fateful Blow”


Fragment: "My partners they come after me/To go on a night's spree/Ten times I did refuse them/They wouldn't let me be/Ten times I did refuse them/To the sorrow of my heart/This caused a loving husband and darling wife to part"


  1. SharpAp 174, "The Fateful Blow" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #3641
  3. BI, ShAp2174


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1917 (Cecil Sharp collection)
Found in: US(Ap)