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Steeleye Span

All Around My Hat (4:08)

This article is about the song. For the album, see All Around My Hat (album).
"All Around My Hat (song)"

The song "All Around my Hat" (Round 567, Laws P31) is of nineteenth century English origin. In an early version, dating from the 1820s, a Cockney costermonger vowed to be true to his fiancee, who had been sentenced to seven years transportation to Australia for theft and to mourn his loss by wearing green willow…

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All around my hat I will wear the green willow
And all around my hat for a twelve month and a day
And if anyone should ask me the reason why I'm wearing it
It's all for my true love who's far, far away

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  • wow am luurrving this, takes me back, going to scour the charity shops for the cd!!!

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