The original Bobby Shafto has been identified with a resident of Hollybrook, County Wicklow, Ireland, who died in 1737. (source)
Bobby Shafto’s gone to sea,
Silver buckles on his knee.
He’ll come back and marry me.
Bonnie Bobby Shafto!
It’s a fun mi-so-la song. It’s also good for recorders on EGA.
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Below: Song pdf, lesson ideas, Orff Arrangement, Visual Aids & midi