“William Cook”


"Hark, hark, my young friends, it's a melancholy call, The hour of death flying swiftly along." The dying young man (William Cook) reveals that he will miss his family, and describes how he will be buried. He asks to be remembered despite his misdeeds


  1. Randolph 608, "William Cook" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #3128
  3. BI, R608


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1929 (Randolph)
Found in: US(So)