“The Innocent Hare”
“Sportsmen Arouse”; “Sportsmen Arise”
Earliest date: 1952 (recorded from Mark Fuller & Luther Hills)
Found in: Britain(England(South))
Sportsmen and hounds hunt the hare; after searching, the game is found. She takes off running; the huntsman blows his horn; the hare is killed. The singer declares she has led them a noble run, drinks success to all sportsment and to the "innocent hare"
- Kennedy 251, "The Innocent Hare" (1 text, 1 tune)
- Roud #1216
- BI, K251