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GUEST,MadauntieCat Lyr Req: The Devil's Highwayman (Paescod) (4) Lyr Req: The Devil's Highwayman 13 Apr 10


this is a song recorded on Paescod's Fible Fable, by a guest singer.
It begins
The squire and the baker and the landlord of the inn
Caught him with their daughters three
A crime they cried a sin!

They dragged him to the crossroads
And strung him up on high
On the topmost branch of the gallows tree and left him there to die.

TBH I know most of the words to the other verses, but think that I am missing a verse out when I try to sing it.
It has 3 verses, then the 'chorus'

A fine night my noble lord
Enchante ma madame
Pray let me introduce myself
I am the Devil's highwayman!
Spare your ring of silver
Likewise your ring of gold
And I might even spare your life
If you sell to me your soul!

The problem is, I only know one more verse then a final chorus (slightly different) where I know that the recording has two of the above choruses before the finishing one... aargh?
Anybody know it?


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