The Health --- The Merry Wasel

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X number   55
Title   The Health, The Merry Wasel
History   Chappell cites a song which certainly fits the title. Probably, originally from a play, it has a number of specific personal, references. The reference to Wickham may be a seafaring one, as that, village is very near Portsmouth, a major port, particularly for, military operations.
Length   1/8
Tempo   180
Words   Come, faith, since I'm parting, W:And that God knows when, W:The, walls of sweet Wickham I shall see again, W:Let's e'en have a frolic,, and drink like tall men, W:Till heads with healths go round, W:Till, heads with healths go round
Body   B/2c/2|dd d>c|B G2 c/2d/2|ee B>c|d3 A/2B/2|cc BA|B2AG|AB A>G|G3||

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Created by Paul Sherwood on Sun, 02 Mar 2008 21:22:27, last updated Sun, 20 May 2012 12:39:11