My Boy Willie

John Bradley of Shipston-on-Stour, Warwickshire, sang this song to Cecil Sharp on 22 August 1911 and Randolph Caldecott painted the illustration. This was one of many songs I enjoyed as a boy, without the faintest notion of what it was about.

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