O, Cranham ways are steep and green And Cranham ways are high, And if I was that black rook It's there that I would fly. But since I'm here in London town A silly walking man; I'll make this song and caw it As loudly as I can.
- by Frederick William Harvey (1888 - 1957) [author's text not yet checked against a primary source]
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
- by Ivor (Bertie) Gurney (1890 - 1937), "Walking Song", published 1928. [tenor and piano] [text verified 1 time]
Researcher for this text: David K. Smythe
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